Events Calendar
Learn, explore and play at the Museum during one of our seasonal festivals, daily science demonstrations, or evening programs.
Virtual: Stories from Women Warriors
Virtual: Stories from Women Warriors
Intrepid After Hours
March 31
As we are practicing social distancing, Intrepid After Hours will be going virtual! Join fellow veterans and service members via Zoom for a free interactive program and conversation. Come honor female veterans in celebration of Women’s History Month! We will be highlighting women warriors from World War II to the Vietnam War. All current and former service members are welcome.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
May 16
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Gain exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft just like enlisted sailors once did.
Fleet Week at the Intrepid Museum
Fleet Week at the Intrepid Museum
May 20 - 25
Celebrate our service men and women with a full lineup of live performances, interactive displays, and special events. Marvel at science demos and talks throughout the week, and hear stories from Intrepid former crew members. Don’t miss the arrival of visiting ships, the kick off to the museums summer movie series, and much more!
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
May 22
Watch a movie on the ship's flight deck, under the stars! Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch some old and new favorites on the big screen. The movie series opens with the annual screening of Top Gun on Friday, May 22, kicking off Memorial Day Weekend. The movie nights continue on the last Friday of June, July and August during the museums Free Fridays.
Restoration
Restoration
Stories Within
May 28
Explore the former aircraft carrier Intrepid and learn how it has been maintained and restored over the years. Meet an aircraft restoration specialist and learn about the tools used to keep the Museum’s collection in ship shape.
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
May 29
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month from April through September from 5:00pm-8:00pm! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including stargazing and movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
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.
Squadron Maneuvers
Squadron Maneuvers
Access Family Programs
June 7
Learn how the crew worked together to move, fuel and prepare planes for flight. Families will explore the Museum and work together to complete science activities and create art.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
June 13
Spend a night aboard Intrepid! Gain exclusive access to the ship and Space Shuttle Pavilion, and sleep among the aircraft just like enlisted sailors once did.
Moon Quakes
Moon Quakes
Astronomy Night
June 19
David Williams, NASA Goddard, will share exciting new evidence about quakes happening on the moon, and the new technology being designed for future lunar missions. More information coming soon.
Race to the Moon
Race to the Moon
Stories Within
June 25
Discover Intrepid's Cold War connection to space travel and America's early ventures into space. Visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion to the see the space shuttle Enterprise, and explore space in the Museum's planetarium. Tour will include the special exhibition When We Went to the Moon.
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
June 26
Watch a movie on the ship's flight deck, under the stars! Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch some old and new favorites on the big screen. The movie series opens with the annual screening of Top Gun on Friday, May 22, kicking off Memorial Day Weekend. The movie nights continue on the last Friday of June, July and August during the museums Free Fridays.
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
June 26
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month from April through September from 5:00pm–8:00pm! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including stargazing and movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
Adventures in Aviation
Adventures in Aviation
Homeschool Programs
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!
Life Underwater
Life Underwater
Early Morning Openings (ages 3-18)
June 27
Learn about the adventures and challenges of life underwater! Families will explore A View From the Deep: The Submarine Growler and the Cold War and have the option to visit the submarine. Then experiment with keeping things afloat and other design challenges!
Under the Weather
Under the Weather
Access Family Programs
July 12
Heat, rain, snow—oh no! Explore the aircraft carrier Intrepid and learn about the challenges of working in different weather conditions on board the ship or while flying an airplane. Families will then create projects for weather-preparedness!
Airplanes vs. Helicopters
Airplanes vs. Helicopters
Early Morning Openings (ages 3-18)
July 25
Discover what makes airplanes and helicopters similar and different. Learn how they fly through the air through hands-on experiments, art activities and exploration of the Museum's aircraft collection.
Flight Deck / Space Shuttle Pavilion
Flight Deck / Space Shuttle Pavilion
Sensory Friendly Evenings (teens and adults, ages 14+)
July 1
Explore the Intrepid Museum after hours during a fun sensory-friendly evening with friends and family. The Space Shuttle Pavilion and flight deck of the historic aircraft carrier will be open.
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
July 31
Watch a movie on the ship's flight deck, under the stars! Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch some old and new favorites on the big screen. The movie series opens with the annual screening of Top Gun on Friday, May 22, kicking off Memorial Day Weekend. The movie nights continue on the last Friday of June, July and August during the museums Free Fridays.
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
July 31
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month from April through September from 5:00pm–8:00pm! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including stargazing and movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
Hangar Deck
Hangar Deck
Sensory Friendly Evenings (teens and adults, ages 14+)
October 23
Explore the Intrepid Museum after hours during a fun sensory-friendly evening with friends and family. The hangar deck of the historic aircraft carrier will be open.
Space Race
Space Race
Access Family Programs
August 2
What does a ship have to do with outer space? Discover Intrepid's connection to America's early ventures into space and explore the future of space travel. Tour will include the special exhibition When We Went to the Moon.
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
Intrepid Summer Movie Series
August 28
Watch a movie on the ship's flight deck, under the stars! Enjoy views of the Hudson River and city skyline while you watch some old and new favorites on the big screen. The movie series opens with the annual screening of Top Gun on Friday, May 22, kicking off Memorial Day Weekend. The movie nights continue on the last Friday of June, July and August during the museums Free Fridays.
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
August 28
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month from April through September from 5:00pm–8:00pm! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including stargazing and movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
Jobs Aboard
Jobs Aboard
Access Family Programs
September 13
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.
Concorde
Concorde
Sensory Friendly Evenings (teens and adults, ages 14+)
September 4
Learn about the British Airways Concorde on a rare behind the scenes tour of this historic aircraft! Explore hands-on artifacts and do an activity based on this supersonic jet during this sensory-friendly program.
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
Intrepid Museum Free Fridays
September 25
The Museum will offer free admission on the last Friday of every month from April through September from 5:00pm-8:00pm! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including stargazing and movies on the flight deck! Our cafes are open during Free Friday with food and beverages available for purchase.
Build it, Sail it, Fly it
Build it, Sail it, Fly it
Access Family Programs
October 4
Explore Intrepid and its aircraft to discover how they were built and changed over time. Families will learn how artifacts are fixed and maintained today and practice problem-solving and collaboration through challenges and activities.
Innovators
Innovators
October 16
Niki Werkheiser will introduce NASA's Game Changing Development Program, an initiative that engages students to innovatively adapt NASA technology to solve complex problems. Beer and wine available for purchase with valid ID. Ages 21+. Register in advance. More information coming soon.
Deep Field - Hubble
Deep Field - Hubble
Astronomy Night
October 30
The film, titled Deep Field: The Impossible Magnitude of our Universe, was inspired by Grammy® award-winning composer Eric Whitacre’s symphonic work Deep Field and features Hubble’s stunning imagery including brand new visualizations and fly-throughs of far-flung galaxies, nebulas, and star clusters that depict the awesome beauty of the universe.
Space Race
Space Race
Early Morning Openings (ages 3-18)
October 24
Discover what makes airplanes and helicopters similar and different. Learn how they fly through the air through hands-on experiments, art activities and exploration of the Museum's aircraft collection.
40th Anniversary Voyager I / Saturn Flyby
40th Anniversary Voyager I / Saturn Flyby
Astronomy Night
November 6
On November 12, 1980, Voyager I passed by Saturn and provided high-resolution data, dramatically changing our understanding of Saturn and its moons. Join propulsion engineer, Todd Barber, JPL as we mark the 40th Anniversary of Voyager I's achievement. More information coming soon.
Life in Space
Life in Space
November 8
Discover what it takes to travel to and from space! Visit the Space Shuttle Pavilion to learn about life in space and practice training like an astronaut.
Veterans Day Weekend
Veterans Day Weekend
November 11
Celebrate with us and honor our servicemen and women at the Museum's Veteran's Day ceremony. Join us as we recognize their service, commemorate their sacrifice and honor them for defending our treasured way of life.
Innovators
Innovators
December 4
Brooklyn has emerged as one of the nation’s leaders in the innovation economy fueled by tech start-ups, creative companies and next-generation manufacturers. New Lab in the Brooklyn Navy Yard is at the heart of this growth. Meet some of their young entrepreneurs, founders of new tech companies in fields ranging from Urban Agriculture to High Speed Transportation. More information coming soon.
Traditions Aboard Intrepid
Traditions Aboard Intrepid
Access Family Program
December 6
Explore Intrepid's historical spaces and find out how crew members celebrated special occasions with their fellow sailors. Families will make connections to their own traditions and take home celebratory projects.
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
December 7
Attend a wreath-laying ceremony on board Intrepid, in remembrance of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Free with admission.
Ports of Call
Ports of Call
Early Morning Openings (ages 3-18)
December 19
Intrepid visited many ports and countries around the world throughout its years of service. Use your five senses to learn about Intrepid's journeys and imagine some of your own!