Events Calendar
Learn, explore and play at the Museum during one of our seasonal festivals, daily science demonstrations, or evening programs.
3-D Films
3-D Films
Screenings begin at 10:30am daily
Experience the two new 3D Films playing now in our Lutnick Theater; Aircraft Carrier: Guardian of the Seas and Journey to Space. Immerse yourself in two stories showcasing new perspectives on life at sea and travels through space.
Planetarium Show: On the Wings of New York
Planetarium Show: On the Wings of New York
Monday-Friday 3:00pm
From the placid waters of the Finger Lakes to the open fields of Long Island, aviation grew up in New York. Explore the Empire State’s role in the history of flight and journey with us from our earliest attempts aloft to our giant leaps on the Moon.
Navy Cakes: A Slice of History
Navy Cakes: A Slice of History
Open though October 2020
Dig in to our new exhibition that showcases these epic sweets and the hard work of the sailors who created them. Explore recipes, photos, artifacts and oral histories that tell the stories of the elaborate confections baked onboard Intrepid and Growler.
Planetarium Show: Biome Away from Home
Planetarium Show: Biome Away from Home
November 7, 2019–January 26, 2020
Being in "the Goldilocks Zone," Earth was JUST right to support life – but what about other planets in our solar system? During this planetary adventure, explore the unknown and investigate potential places we can find life in space! Please arrive 5 minutes before the start of the program.
Discover Exoplanets
Discover Exoplanets
November 7, 2019–January 26, 2020
This traveling exhibition provides an introduction to the search for habitable worlds beyond our solar system and features multimedia activities where visitors can build their own solar systems, see the most recent NASA discoveries and learn about whether popular TV shows and movies feature facts or fiction.
Intrepid Adventures: Diving Into Density
Intrepid Adventures: Diving Into Density
December 7 & 8
Intrepid Adventures are enrichment programs designed to provide children ages 5–12, their siblings and parents/caregivers an opportunity to have fun and learn together. Programs are one hour and free with Museum admission.
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7: 11am
Attend a wreath-laying ceremony on board Intrepid, in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Free with admission.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
December 7
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Military Family Program - Celebrations Aboard Intrepid
Military Family Program - Celebrations Aboard Intrepid
December 8
Explore how crew members aboard Intrepid celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors when their families were far away. The program will recreate some of these U.S. Navy traditions and give families the chance to share some of their own!
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
December 14
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Access Family Programs: Traditions Aboard Intrepid
Access Family Programs: Traditions Aboard Intrepid
December 15
Explore Intrepid's historical spaces and find out how crew members celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors.
Intrepid Adventures: Flying in Style
Intrepid Adventures: Flying in Style
December 21 & 22
Intrepid Adventures are enrichment programs designed to provide children ages 5–12, their siblings and parents/caregivers an opportunity to have fun and learn together. Programs are one hour and free with Museum admission.
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
December 28 & 29
Intrepid Adventures are enrichment programs designed to provide children ages 5–12, their siblings and parents/caregivers an opportunity to have fun and learn together. Programs are one hour and free with Museum admission.
Homeschool Program: Exciting Exoplanets
Homeschool Program: Exciting Exoplanets
January 10
Could there be worlds like ours out there in the universe? Through the lens of the pop-up planetarium show: Biome Away from Home and the temporary exhibition Discover Exoplanets in the Space Shuttle Pavilion, participants will learn all about exoplanets and the methods used to detect them. Participants may also participate in hands-on STEM activities related to the study of exoplanets and the possibility on life beyond our solar system!
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
January 11 & 12
Take a trip inside the Intrepid Museum’s planetarium to learn about myths from around the world that explain the stars in the sky. During this planetary adventure, explore the unknown and investigate potential places we can find life in space! Participants can also create their own constellation and myth in a storytelling activity.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
January 18
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
January 25
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Perception vs. Reality: The Intersection of AR/VR and Neuroscience
Perception vs. Reality: The Intersection of AR/VR and Neuroscience
February 1
How does augmented and virtual reality affect the human brain? Join us as NYSCI and special guests lead discussions, demonstrations and activities about AR/VR and neuroscience. At the conclusion of the program, participants are free to enjoy the Museum for the remainder of the day.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
February 1
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
February 8
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Kids Week
Kids Week
February 15–22, 2020
Join us all week long for live animal shows, pop-up planetarium shows, maker spaces, live performances and so much more! Children of all ages and interests will learn more about STEAM through activities and demonstrations designed to educate and inspire.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
February 22
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
February 29
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Homeschool Program: Intrepid Celebrations
Homeschool Program: Intrepid Celebrations
March 6
Celebrations aboard Intrepid during its time of service brought the crew together and boosted morale as they carried out their jobs at sea. Participants will visit historic spaces of the ship and the new exhibition Navy Cakes: A Slice of History as they learn about the various holidays and events celebrated onboard Intrepid.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 7
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 13
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 14
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 20
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 21
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 28
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
April 4
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
April 18
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
April 25
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
May 2
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
May 16
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
June 6
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
June 13
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Get exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft, just like enlisted sailors once did.
Homeschool Program: Adventures in Aviation
Homeschool Program: Adventures in Aviation
June 26
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum has one of the most varied aircraft collections in the nation, with five branches of the U.S. armed forces represented, as well as several distinctive aircraft from around the world. Learn more about how these aircraft fly and why they are designed in specific ways. Explore the historic spaces of the ship, view exhibits with a Museum educator, and participate in hands-on STEM activities all about aircraft design and function!