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.
Innovators: New York: The New Houston
Innovators: New York: The New Houston
September 27
Hear from innovators who are leading the transformation of New York State into a booming hub in the new space economy. Beer and wine available for purchase with valid ID. Ages 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.
College Night
College Night
September 27
Our annual College Night event is completely FREE to all college students. Bring your school ID for complimentary entry to the Museum, as well as tours, planetarium shows and a trivia contest with prizes!
Early Morning Opening: Speed and Style: Supersonic Flight (ages 3-18)
Early Morning Opening: Speed and Style: Supersonic Flight (ages 3-18)
September 28
Explore the British Airways Concorde, the A-12 and other supersonic jets at the Intrepid Museum. Learn what it was like to fly and land supersonic planes and experiment with plane design through hands-on activities.
Member Appreciation Month
Member Appreciation Month
October 1–31
Museum members enjoy special exclusives and openings all month long! Enjoy special perks and other exciting opportunities at the Museum throughout October.
Intrepid Adventures: Jobs on Deck
Intrepid Adventures: Jobs on Deck
October 5 & 6
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.
Heroes and Superheroes
Heroes and Superheroes
October 6
Superheroes are not just in the comics—they are also in our communities! Learn about the real-life heroes of Intrepid and the superheroes they inspired.
Navy Cakes: A Slice of History
Navy Cakes: A Slice of History
Opens October 11
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.
Sensory Friendly Evening: Space Shuttle Pavilion (ages 14+)
Sensory Friendly Evening: Space Shuttle Pavilion (ages 14+)
October 11
Explore the Intrepid Museum after hours during a fun sensory-friendly evening with friends and family. The Space Shuttle Pavilion will be open.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
October 12
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.
Living Pictures
Living Pictures
October 17
Pictures capture a moment in time. Explore important moments on board the Intrepid through ship tours and conversations with former crew members.
Innovators: To Brooklyn and Beyond: New Lab in Space
Innovators: To Brooklyn and Beyond: New Lab in Space
October 18
Meet visionary founders of companies based in the Brooklyn tech hub New Lab, who are helping to turn the borough into one of the nation’s leaders in the innovation economy.
Astronomy Night
Astronomy Night
October 25
Celebrate Halloween with a special Astronomy Night and learn about the spookiest planets in the universe from astrophysicist Jackie Faherty.
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.
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
Intrepid Adventures: Star Stories
October 26 & 27
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
November 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.
Navigation: Finding Your Way
Navigation: Finding Your Way
November 3
Ships, planes, submarines and even space shuttles use navigation to find their way. Step into a pop-up planetarium to learn how people navigated in the past and how we find our way today.
Veterans Day Ceremony
Veterans Day Ceremony
November 8–11
Attend the Museum's special ceremony honoring our country's veterans.
Innovators
Innovators
November 8
Hear from NASA’s Steven González, who will discuss NASA innovations we take for granted every day and how NASA continues to share technology with the world.
Intrepid Adventures: High Flying Design
Intrepid Adventures: High Flying Design
November 9 & 10
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
November 9
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.
Intrepid Presents
Intrepid Presents
November 13
Join Star Wars creator George Lucas, performed by comedian Connor Ratliff, as he interviews special guest NASA's Steve Howell, Kepler exoplanet researcher and astrophysicist, and primatologist and comedian Natalia Reagan.
Working Below Deck
Working Below Deck
November 14
Find out why Intrepid was a "city at sea" and explore where sailors ate, slept and worked to celebrate important their contributions.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
November 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.
Intrepid Adventures: Intrepid Space Academy
Intrepid Adventures: Intrepid Space Academy
November 23 & 24
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
November 23
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.