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 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.
Veterans Job Fair
Veterans Job Fair
November 15
Open to veterans and their spouses, the Museum’s goal is to connect this community to available resource partners and employment and networking opportunities. Throughout the day, workshops led by experts will be offered that are geared towards job acquisition and expanding professional development.
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.
Planetarium Show Opening Weekend: Biome Away from Home
Planetarium Show Opening Weekend: Biome Away from Home
November 16
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! This program is for individuals of all ages. Please arrive 5 minutes before the start of the program.
Working Below Deck
Working Below Deck
November 17
Find out why Intrepid was a "city at sea" and learn about the sailors’ many different jobs aboard the ship! Visit spaces where sailors ate, slept and worked, and celebrate the important contributions of Intrepid’s crew.
Sensory Friendly Evening: Hangar Deck (ages 14+)
Sensory Friendly Evening: Hangar Deck (ages 14+)
November 22
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.
Early Morning Opening: Living in Space (ages 3-18)
Early Morning Opening: Living in Space (ages 3-18)
November 23
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.