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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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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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Interesting afternoon at Intrepid

Spent several hours here before a river cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it, unlike some of the other attractions it wasn't overcrowded and we were able to walk round at our leisure... read more

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Spent several hours here before a river cruise and thoroughly enjoyed it, unlike some of the other attractions it wasn't overcrowded and we were able to walk round at our leisure. The audio tour was informative and it was great to understand what life must have been like for the crew of Intrepid, it was also nice to be able... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Having missed the Space Shuttles in LA and Washington, my main reason for attending was to see the Enterprise Space Shuttle. The ticket process was simple and easy which was great. It was a Sunday and it wasn't very busy either which was also good. Whilst the Space Shuttle was amazing, I don't feel like the set up did it... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Smells like old oil but this place has a lot of interesting sites and one canm really feel the history here. There is also a submarine next door that you can visit which is very cool given how it shot missiles from it's deck when surfaced. A great stop for young and old a like.

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Thank ouilv2travel
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Every year we come to new york and every year we visit intrepid. Its different but still fun would recomend to anyone 😃

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Visited on a rainy day so the crowds were manageable. There is a lot to see here; although, I wish there would have been a bit more of the ship available to tour such as the engine room or catapults. That said, there are very nice displays and quite a few aircraft to look at. And, the Space Shuttle is... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One for the boys - but actually enjoyed the visit myself too. Went first thing in the morning and i think we avoided the crowds no got in without too much queuing.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had been looking forward to visiting this museum and with my hotel around the corner I was not going to miss this opportunity. I went at 3 pm and there were no more than 6 people in the queue but it took 15-20 minutes to buy the ticket. The long process is ridiculous and there are staff standing around... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you love fighter jets, space objects and WW II stuff, you have to visit this museum. The submarine tour, the enterprise and the aircraft deck are the highlights of the museum. You ll enjoy and learn many things about the WW II history. Also they have some great merchandise and souvenirs available in the museum.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Intrepid is a great museum, combining the history of naval aviation, space travel from Mercury to Shuttle, and the science behind it all.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this museum on the last day of our trip, wish we had more time as so many things to see. We took the extra tour of Concorde which was very impressive with an excellent informative tour guide. So much to do with interactive area and choice of paying extra for simulators.

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