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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

12th Avenue & 46th Street, Pier 86, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-245-0072
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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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12th Avenue & 46th Street, Pier 86, New York City, NY 10036
+1 212-245-0072
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Reviewed yesterday

Even if you aren't interested in submarines, fleet carriers and space shuttles as I'm not. (Went there for my husband's sake) but found it all very interesting. I would recommend a visit also in a nice area on the water.

Thank wendyrasmussen
Reviewed 2 days ago

We spent 5 hours here and left only because it closed! Full of interesting exhibits and plenty of hotdogs and ice-cream to keep you going. Something for all the family - however fit. Much is accessible and all fascinating. Some of the exhibits are very...More

Thank Gelflingwife
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first visit to The Intrepid with our grandchildren. There is so much to see and do while you're there. We purchased the audio tour so we could check in at certain sights to hear more about what we were seeing. The size...More

Thank ADS1129
Reviewed 3 days ago

We were impressed by everything on board, special mention to the tour guide on the concord tour, his name was Keith, absolutely excellent commentary informative and entertaining, answered all our questions and was a pleasure to meet such a well presented young man, The only...More

Thank Roger B
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a must see for anyone into planes and ships and NASA. The whole day could be spent here there is so much to see. Volunteers are there to tell you about their experiences onboard the Intrepid and what life was like for 3,000...More

Thank seamusmurphy
Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a good place to view old planes and the Space Shuttle was awesome. But why isn't the engine room of the ship open (at least for viewing)? Or Concord (you can go inside another in the UK)? A good place to go, especially with...More

Thank Empathology
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place is great, i have been twice now and still ahvent seen it all i always seem to cram it in when i haven't got enough time to do it justice, the submarine is awesome, they have a concorde on there and a space...More

Thank AFCGeorge
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been visiting a lot of navy ships since my son found his interest in it. So Intrepid museum comes with a few bonuses like submarine and space pavilion. We visited the museum on the rainy day and had a lot of fun witnessing American...More

Thank Marina K
Reviewed 4 days ago

Located on the Intrepid, this is an interesting place which show us the conditions in which people lived when they were at sea. I was astonished with the labyrinth of rooms and corridors I found aboard. It also has a spacial nave which is unique...More

Thank Belinho
Reviewed 4 days ago

We have been on the Midway in San Diego, so Intrepid was a must see for us whilst in New York. The queues are long, but move quickly. My wife had an NYPD sweatshirt on and a very friendly ex policeman who now worked on...More

Thank lfcfan55
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the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building,
iconic public buildings like Grand Central Terminal
and the New York Public Library, and the non-stop
hustle and bustle of the city streets. Fifth Avenue is
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Hi There used to be tons of free street parking on the side streets closest to the museum. I havent had to park there in about1 year so now I unsure if it willl be the same. Does anyone know if there is still easy free street parking on Sat?
26 June 2017|
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Response from warren126 | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking around the area
Hi, Nancy. What would you like to know about this attraction? We were planning on bringing our grandsons down to see the Intrepid because their great grandfather served on this ship during WWII. Unfortunately the 9 year old broke his foot and is now in a walking cast. I was wondering if you have wheel chairs available for rent in case he needs to get off his foot
13 April 2017|
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Response from Joyce B | Reviewed this property |
There is an elevator on the Intrepid. Few seats available. When you go in the space shuttle section, there are plenty benches. I don't know about wheelchairs. You would have to call. There are many small areas that are stair... More
Hello, I am planning to go this museum tomorrow. I have read in reviews, there is a lot of stuff which is paid like audio tour and others. My question is, are these mandatory? means can't I skip this and enjoy museum on my own? Thank you for your time..!!
2 April 2017|
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Response from Imorr55 | Reviewed this property |
Pay the lowest entry fee. You'll have a blast.