Events Calendar
Learn, explore and play at the Museum during one of our seasonal festivals, daily science demonstrations, or evening programs.
Guided Tour: Apollo 11 50th
Guided Tour: Apollo 11 50th
Saturdays and Sundays
Hear the historic events leading up to the Apollo XI mission; the mission that took man from Earth to the Moon! Learn about the powerful rockets, technologies and of the men and women, who helped America’s Astronauts take that historic first step. Presentation is 20 minutes and free with admission to the Museum. Check at the Information Desk, location and schedule subject to change.
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.
Elinor Smith: The Flying Flapper of Freeport
Elinor Smith: The Flying Flapper of Freeport
Tuesday-Friday 2:30pm
In 1928, pioneering aviatrix Elinor Smith became the youngest licensed pilot in the country. Discover what it was like to grow up during the Golden Age of Aviation and much more.
Early Morning Opening - Apollo 50th
Early Morning Opening - Apollo 50th
July 20
Early Morning Opening: Apollo 11 50th Anniversary (ages 3-18). Come to the Intrepid Museum to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landings! Commemorate this historic event with a tour and hands-on activities.
Innovators
Innovators
July 20
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing beneath the space shuttle Enterprise with a night of comedy, history and science with the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Co. featuring Lauren Adams, former astronaut Mike Massimino, and NASA’s Noah Petro, deputy project scientist for the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter. General $15 | Museum Members: $10
Intrepid Adventures: Intrepid Space Academy
Intrepid Adventures: Intrepid Space Academy
July 20 & 21
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: Flying in Style
Intrepid Adventures: Flying in Style
September 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 After Hours
Intrepid After Hours
July 24
Intrepid After Hours invites military veterans and service members to experience the Museum at night. Explore the Museum without the crowds, and then join peers for conversation, a creative exercise and a catered dinner.
Military Family Programs
Military Family Programs
July 28
Current and former military service members and their families, these programs include a hands-on tour of the Museum, experiments, and design challenges intended to engage the whole family.
Intrepid Adventures: Jobs on Deck
Intrepid Adventures: Jobs on Deck
August 4
Find out why Intrepid was a “city at sea” and learn about different jobs aboard the ship! Visit spaces where sailors lived and worked, then participate in activities inspired by their experiences.
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
August 10 & 11
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.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
August 10
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.
From Concorde to Mars: Designing the Future
From Concorde to Mars: Designing the Future
August 16
Join us as we revisit the wonder of Concorde and explore it as inspiration for the “new space age." With missions back to the Moon and beyond, hear from designers and a space architect about new technologies and innovations that we will see in the coming years that cater to the needs of both astronauts and tourists.
Summer Movie Series: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
Summer Movie Series: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971)
August 16
A poor but hopeful boy seeks one of the five coveted golden tickets that will send him on a tour of Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory.
Free Fridays
Free Fridays
August 16
Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while screening a feature film from Intrepid’s flight deck. This film will be selected by the community; check the Museum’s website to vote on your favorite! The movie begins at sunset, weather permitting.
Intrepid Adventures: Intrepid Space Academy
Intrepid Adventures: Intrepid Space Academy
August 17 & 18
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: High Flying Design
Intrepid Adventures: High Flying Design
August 24 & 25
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: Intrepid Space Academy
Intrepid Adventures: Intrepid Space Academy
August 31 & September 1
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: Flying in Style
Intrepid Adventures: Flying in Style
September 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.
Innovators
Innovators
September 27
The New York Space Alliance (NYSA) and NASA are partnering to support the use of NASA’s intellectual property by start-ups in New York for their own groundbreaking endeavors. Beer and wine available for purchase with valid ID. Free. 21+. Register in advance.
Free Fridays
Free Fridays
September 27
Learn about the forces of flight and NASA's journey to the red planet at our special Spanish-language education demos and tour guide talks taking place throughout the evening. First-come, first-served. All ages.
Free Fridays
Free Fridays
October 25
Explore the universe in the Museum's pop-up planetarium, with Intrepid Educator-led shows that will take you around our galaxy and back again. Every 45 minutes. First-come, first-served. All ages.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Veterans Day Ceremony
November8–11
Attend the Museum's special ceremony honoring our country's veterans.