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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 2 days ago

The historical vessel tells the story of the battles that american navy went through. It also features the different planes that were used in previous wars. The intrepid museum also allows visitors to decent and see the interiors of a submarine. It is very educational,...More

1  Thank Brown_Walker
Reviewed 2 days ago

My wife and daughter initially didn't want to go on this tour, but were amazed at the outcome. I would dedicate at least 3-4 hours to see all that was there. You can add a submarine tour, a Concorde Tour, and others to the regular...More

Thank BTRtraveler
Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited here to use up my pass,so glad we did.Great place for a tour of naval history.Some great planes and helicopters to see and photo.Inside has some great puzzles to solve.Fun trip round a old aircraft carrier.

Thank tn1para
Reviewed 2 days ago

Me and my son visited the Intrepid and thoroughly enjoyed it! My wife and daughters preferred shopping to this military based museum, but if you like planes and museums in general this was a great exhibit. The carrier it's self is huge and we spent...More

Thank Mick W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not close to any subway station / need to walk or take a taxi. Although ship is not a big like I saw other in Mediterranean See, worth time to visit - advice visit the submarine.

Thank Ninoslav A
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Intrepid was a must-do since they are home of the orbiter "Endeavour", and because space. I highly recommend going first thing to be there when they open. It will cut down on the lines, as well as the crowds. We Ubered there; it did...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being from Canada and not much of a history buff I did not know anything about this attraction before arriving. I found it very informative and humbling. It gave me more of an appreciation for what our service men and women sacrifice. I especially enjoyed...More

Thank rstewart1870
Reviewed 3 days ago

A bit expensive at $33 pp general admission. Prices not displayed until you have gone through a security check point, Lots of add-ons as you walk around, e.g. Can only go on board Concorde if part of tour group. Enjoyable but if you're an enthusiast,...More

Thank TravelGm7
Reviewed 4 days ago

...If compare Intrepid with Battleship Cove Museum in Fall River, MA - the latter is certainly more interesting. So many things could have been shown about life of crew members, using space inside hangars - but my personal impression is that this space is not...More

Thank IvanGumenyuk
Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Concorde so wanted to visit purely to have a tour of the plane. This was great - knowledgeable tour guide and a slightly different interior to the one on display at Manchester Airport in the UK. I was not really bothered about the...More

Thank harveyswalsall_UK
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26 June 2017|
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Response from warren126 | Reviewed this property |
There is ample parking around the area
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