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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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Address: 12th Avenue & 46th Street, Pier 86, New York City, NY 10036
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+1 212-245-0072
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational...

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a nonprofit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world's fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.

 

Welcoming over one million visitors annually, the Museum includes the Space Shuttle Pavilion, home to Enterprise, the world's first space shuttle that paved the way for America's successful Space Shuttle Program. On display are more than two dozen authentically restored aircraft, including the Lockheed A-12 Blackbird, the world's fastest military jet and spy plane, and the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial aircraft to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean. The Museum also includes the submarine Growler, the only American diesel-powered strategic missile submarine open to the public; the Exploreum Interactive Hall, a fully interactive exhibit space; an 18,000 sq. ft. education center; and Pier 86, a publicly accessible pier that is part of the Hudson River Park Trust.

 

Download our free iPhone app, Mission Intrepid: Explore Enterprise, from the App Store today, and enhance your experience in the Space Shuttle Pavilion!

The mission of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth.

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Have been wanting to check this museum out for a long time and finally got the chance to do so. Researched the prices before going, ended up getting the general admission ticket... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited with my husband and although he enjoyed it, I thought it could have been a lot better. We paid extra for entry to the space and submarine section. We had to wait 25 minutes (on a Tuesday afternoon) to enter the submarine section, with nothing around you to keep you entertained. When we finally got in, you are pushed... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lot s of stairs and not much for a girl like me but the guys seemed to enjoy it! Wear comfy shoes! Lots of walking and climbing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have been wanting to check this museum out for a long time and finally got the chance to do so. Researched the prices before going, ended up getting the general admission ticket for the Intrepid and Growler submarine, and ticket for the Space Shuttle. Used AAA and got about $20 off total cost of admission for my child and I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a never seen thing! There were real old sailors at the Intrepid, we got to talk to them, it was great. And the exhibits were wonderful! The submarine, the start trek show... it was a great afternoon, very much worth it! (NY pass included) Tip:there's going up and down stairs, it could be hard for some

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We toured this while waiting for the circle line tour to begin so only spent a couple of hours. I had seen the Yorktown in Charleston a couple of years ago and this was fairly similar but more designed for tourists. You need a separate ticket for space shuttle

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum is very interesting - especially considering it is right on the aircraft carrier. We learned a great deal about the ship and all the Intrepid has been through from WW II to Vietnam, etc and beyond. We did not see the space side of the museum since it was additional cost and it was a little late in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been wanting to visit this place forever and finally got there. We were there for the Star Trek Academy Experience as part of the ST 50th Anniversary celebration. The exhibit was impressive, but so was the USS Intrepid. I love ships and go to every historic ship museum. This was very impressive and fun for the entire family.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband is a pilot and he really enjoyed our visit. I found the exhibits to be well organized and informative. The Concorde tour was excellent and Kevin did an excellent job.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great time visiting the Intrepid today. One tip is to book a tour before the Intrepid opens. We were here on a Sunday, and we bought the Concorde tour at 9 AM. We were the only two people on the tour! Our tour guide Ron was extremely knowledgeable and shared all kinds of interesting information with us.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great few hours at the USS Intrepid. We purchased our tickets via the NY city pass and were not disappointed with this attraction. Firstly there is a Submarine called the USS Growler where you walk through and see how cramped it is. There is also a submariner who gives you a really interesting talk whilst in the... More 

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