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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
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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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Been there three times now. Planes, simulators, exhibits, the intrepid itself, the sub, and now the Concord offered by BA, and the Space Shuttle exhibit. Great

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Been there three times now. Planes, simulators, exhibits, the intrepid itself, the sub, and now the Concord offered by BA, and the Space Shuttle exhibit. Great

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Bayside, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My first time at the Intrepid and it was an amazing experience! The place is huge and the planes on the ship were amazing! Seeing all these different air craft carriers were pretty cool. Also they had the Space Shuttle there which is enormous and it was great to see. It gets pretty crowded at the Intrepid so try and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is amazing experience! There a lot of aircrafts and a submarine. It is old aerocarrier. There are a lot of photos and other multimedia. You can buy souvenirs in gift shop. Nice place to kill 1-2 hours.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was true, an aircraft carrier in Manhattan. We didn't have "The Star Trek Experience," but it was more time to see the exhibits on several levels. Stop inside the theater both to rest and see a short film. Another short film about the Kamikaze attacks was very interactive. Veterans get in free on the first two ticket levels. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Really interesting day out - we visited all of the planes deck (including Concord) and went inside the main ship. We also did the Star Trek visit - I am not a big fan but that didn't matter. We took our three kids (6 , 9, 11) who knew very little about ST but this was excellent fun. Everyone gets... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A great place to go an visit to learn more about flight and sea vehicles. There are various decks to explore and lots to read. Several planes places on the main deck, you cannot get close to them as they are roped off. They have a few simulation rides which you pay extra for. Great to see an the "Enterprise"... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Our visit was great!! My father served on this ship and it was an honor and a privilege to visit with him, 53 years after he was last on the ship. That being said, the Intrepid should have a checkin for all veterans. Yes, they get a substantial discount but we stood outside waiting to get in for over half... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good diversion to the city. The narrow passageways led to slow moving in some parts, but if you take your time to look around you will see a lot of history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you want to take your family to a museum that allows them to see the true history of flight and sea, than this is the museum for you! Great location to sit and eat out side along the waters edge! Loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had a great experience at the Intrepid, Sea, Air & Space Museum. It was very fun and informative. It had a lot of things to do and they even had activities/games for kids to do.

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