Events Calendar
Learn, explore and play at the Museum during one of our seasonal festivals, daily science demonstrations, or evening programs.
Intrepid Adventures: Stories from Pearl Harbor
Intrepid Adventures: Stories from Pearl Harbor
December 9, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Appropriate for all ages


The attack on Pearl Harbor led to American involvement in World War II and will forever be known as the "Day That Will Live in Infamy." Re-examine this historic day through three little-known stories.
Access Family Program: Coming & Going
Access Family Program: Coming & Going
December 12, 11:00am – 12:00pm ET

Discover what it takes to move an aircraft carrier as large as three football fields! Coming and going from port took a lot of teamwork and equipment. Learn about these historic spaces as well as some of the ports around the world Intrepid visited during its service.
Virtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
Virtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
December 14, 2:00am – 3:30pm ET

The crews of the aircraft carrier Intrepid and submarine Growler spent many holidays and special occasions away from home. Through verbal description, oral histories and audio recordings, learn about how these sailors celebrated occasions large and small while at sea thousands of miles from home.
Missile Submarine Growler
Missile Submarine Growler
December 14, 6:30pm –7:30pm ET

Join the Intrepid Museum’s Curator of History and Collections Jessica Williams as she takes you on a live tour of a once top-secret nuclear missile submarine including areas not usually visible to visitors. Joining virtually will be Ron Rousseau, who served on board Growler. You will hear about day-to-day life on the submarine, as well as moments of hardship and humor.
Intrepid Adventures: Biome Away from Home
Intrepid Adventures: Biome Away from Home
December 16, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Appropriate for all ages


Being in the “Goldilocks Zone”, the Earth was JUST right to have life. But what about other planets in our Solar System? Other Moons? Exoplanets? During this planetary adventure, explore the unknown and investigate potential places we can find life in Space!
Virtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
Virtual Verbal Description: Celebrations Aboard
December 16, 5:30am – 7:30pm ET

The crews of the aircraft carrier Intrepid and submarine Growler spent many holidays and special occasions away from home. Through verbal description, oral histories and audio recordings, learn about how these sailors celebrated occasions large and small while at sea thousands of miles from home.
Intrepid Adventures: Holiday at Sea
Intrepid Adventures: Holiday at Sea
December 23, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Appropriate for all ages


The sailors and pilots on board Intrepid were often at sea for 6-9 months at a time. Discover some of the ways that they came together to celebrate and have fun during the winter holiday season!
Intrepid Adventures: Jobs on Deck
Intrepid Adventures: Jobs on Deck
December 30, 3:00pm – 4:00pm ET
Appropriate for all ages


With 3,200 sailors aboard Intrepid, it’s no wonder it was called a “City at Sea”! Living on a naval ship proved to be both challenging and exciting. Learn more about what it was like to live aboard Intrepid and some of the jobs that the crew held during their time aboard!
Intrepid Book Club: Fidelis
Intrepid Book Club: Fidelis
January 11, 1:00 – 6:00pm ET

Intrepid Book Club is returning in 2022 by reading the captivating memoir Fidelis by Teresa Fazio. Fidelis chronicles Fazio’s experiences during the early days of Operation Iraqi Freedom as the youngest and smallest officer in her Marine Corps battalion, and how her actions during her deployment haunted her back home. Join fellow veterans and their loved ones to discuss this memoir of war and love and being a woman of authority in the Marine Corps.