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.
Perception vs. Reality: The Intersection of AR/VR and Neuroscience
Perception vs. Reality: The Intersection of AR/VR and Neuroscience
February 1
How does augmented and virtual reality affect the human brain? Join us as NYSCI and special guests lead discussions, demonstrations and activities about AR/VR and neuroscience. At the conclusion of the program, participants are free to enjoy the Museum for the remainder of the day.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
February 1
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
February 8
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.
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.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
February 22
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
February 29
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.
Homeschool Program: Intrepid Celebrations
Homeschool Program: Intrepid Celebrations
March 6
Celebrations aboard Intrepid during its time of service brought the crew together and boosted morale as they carried out their jobs at sea. Participants will visit historic spaces of the ship and the new exhibition Navy Cakes: A Slice of History as they learn about the various holidays and events celebrated onboard Intrepid.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 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
March 13
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
March 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.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
March 20
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
March 21
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
March 28
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
April 4
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
April 18
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
April 25
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
May 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.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
May 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.
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!
Salute to Freedom
Salute to Freedom
May 21
The Intrepid Museum's Salute to Freedom gala recognizes extraordinary leadership and honors the brave men and women who serve in defense of our nation.
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.
Operation Slumber
Operation Slumber
June 13
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.
Homeschool Program: Adventures in Aviation
Homeschool Program: Adventures in Aviation
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!