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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
Phone Number: +1 212-245-0072
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Description: 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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How Does These Things Float?

Wow!!! It is so amazing to see what our forefathers buillt more than 70 years ago. How do these things float? It is really cool to tour the aircraft carrier and to see how the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Wow!!! It is so amazing to see what our forefathers buillt more than 70 years ago. How do these things float? It is really cool to tour the aircraft carrier and to see how the servicemen lived back during WWII that served on these craft. The SR-71 on the deck is very cool as well, in additional to other aircraft... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

A spectacular way to learn about the space shuttle, War aircrafts and submarines. U dourly one of NY treasures.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I have three sons. Went as a family to the Intrepid. My husband and one son LOVED it. I thought it was interesting but a little bit boring as well as my other two sons. I feel guilty saying it was boring knowing all the history and men who served and many who lost their lives....however, I am not a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Go in the morning, as it got busy in the afternoon. Best to do the submarine first and the indoor large simulator is fantastic. It felt so real. Having seen most things in NY, this was something different to do. I would recommend it to all my friends.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

This was so interesting, emotional and informative . The WWII films were amazing showing the danger these guys suffered daily. I was amazed at the size of the shuttle and cannot believe how they put this superb vehicle into space. All together this was a wonderful exhibition which was well worth seeing and educational.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

#1 Recommendation, if you are going to do this attraction do it through the NY CityPASS to take advantage of the discount or else it can be pretty hefty and possibly disappointing We opted for this attraction since my husband loves planes and battle ships and I thought he would really enjoy the experience. But He found it unimpressive and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

My husband wanted to see this... It was ok... We live in DC so we have seen a lot of these things before... It can get really hot on top of the ship... The view is really cool.... Military member gets in for free... Military discount for merchandise... Food was ok... Great if it were cheaper...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

This was definitely an interesting museum to find in NY, the Intrepid itself is so impressive! It was amazing to be on an aircraft carrier!!! On top of that there were many interesting airplanes, a submarine you can visit (prepare to wait in line in the sun!) and the space shuttle (have to pay extra but it's worth it!). We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

On a recent trip to New York we visited this museum with our 2 boys on the recommendation of family who have previously visited. We all found it extremely informative and the boys particularly liked the interactive nature of a lot if the exhibit. I was unsure if it was my kind of thing but it is well worth a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Lot to see and do give your self 4 hours to see all that's there . Guide are amazing and are all there to assist you and they have so much knowledge

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