Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Pier 86, Twelfth Ave. at 46th St.
Manhattan, NY 10036

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is the only museum where visitors can explore a legendary aircraft carrier, the first space shuttle, the world's fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. We thrill visitors of all ages and connect them to history through hands-on exploration, stories of heroism and firsthand accounts of the people who were there. As New York City's only educational institution housed on an aircraft carrier, we're advancing innovation by developing the next generation of leaders in science, technology engineering and math.


  • Instant Confirmation
  • Family friendly
  • Popular choice with kids

Launched in 1943, the former aircraft carrier USS Intrepid fought in World War II, surviving five kamikaze attacks and one torpedo strike. The ship later served in the Cold War and the Vietnam War. Intrepid also served as a NASA recovery vessel in the 1960s. It was decommissioned in 1974, and today is berthed on the Hudson River as the centerpiece of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

Intrepid Aircraft Carrier

- The Hangar Deck is a great place to start your visit and our main indoor exhibit space, the hangar deck takes you through both the hardware and humanity of Intrepid.
- On our Flight Deck, you will be able to get an up-close look at more than two dozen authentically restored aircraft, look inside the Restoration Tent, and take a walk through history on Intrepid's island and bridges.
- The Gallery Deck, located between the flight deck and hangar deck, features the combat information center (CIC), squadron ready room and marine berthing.
- Check out the mess deck is where Intrepid's enlisted crew members ate their meals. The mess, or dining area, has been restored to its original appearance. The vibrant décor—complete with custom paint colors, colorful textiles and Western-themed props—is unique to Intrepid.

The Space Shuttle Pavilion
- The Space Shuttle Pavilion showcases the space shuttle Enterprise, the prototype NASA orbiter that paved the way for the space shuttle program. Seventeen dynamic exhibit zones feature original artifacts, photographs, audio, and films that immerse visitors in the science and history of Enterprise and the space shuttle era.

Submarine Growler
- The former USS Growler first opened at the Intrepid Museum in 1989 and is the only American guided missile submarine open to the public. Growler offers museum visitors a firsthand look at life aboard a submarine and a close-up inspection of the once "top-secret" missile command center. Access is available to the various compartments as they were used during operations.

British Airways Concorde
- Get an upclose look at the British Airways Concorde which completed the fastest Atlantic crossing by any Concorde on February 7, 1996. The trip took only 2 hours, 52 minutes, and 59 seconds.


  • Priority Box Office Access: Use entrance marked Will Call/Advanced Sales
  • Intrepid Air Craft Carrier
  • Space Shuttle Pavilion
  • Growler Submarine
  • 8 Minute Film: The Story of Intrepid
  • 15 Minute Film: Kamikaze: Day of Darkness, Day of Light


  • Food
  • Souvenir photos
  • Simulator Rides
  • Tour inside of the Concorde
  • Guided Tours/Audio Guides

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children age 4 and under are free
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Must be at least 40" tall to enter the Submarine
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • We are wheelchair accessible, with the exception of the Submarine, Captains Bridge, Combat Information Center, Anchor Chain Room and Concorde.
  • Admission to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is not included in the purchase of a Star Trek Exhibit ticket
  • Please note: The Star Trek exhibit and Standard Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum tickets must be purchased separately

Voucher Info

A paper voucher is required for this attraction/activity. You must print and bring your printed voucher with you on the day of the activity, as required by our local provider.

Local operator information

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Schedule & Info

Departure Point
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Departure Time
November 1 - March 31
Daily 10:00am-5:00pm

April 1 - October 31
Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-6:00pm

Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day
Last ticket sold one hour prior to closing

2 hours


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