Special Exhibitions

All temporary exhibitions are free with general admission to the Museum.


New Exhibit: Making History Accessible

Open through November 29, 2021

Making History Accessible, is a temporary exhibit that invites visitors to test and evaluate a series of five digital and physical experiences that seek to make exhibits at historic sites and house museums more accessible and inclusive. Learn more.


Kamikaze: Beyond the Fire

Now Open

An immersive multimedia experience reveals the history and impact of kamikazes. Through firsthand accounts and artifacts from the United States and Japan, learn about the young men on both sides of the devastating attacks. 


Navy Cakes: A Slice of History

Open through October 25, 2021

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.


ON THE LINE: INTREPID AND THE VIETNAM WAR

Intrepid served three tours of duty in Vietnam from 1966–1969. This exhibition explores the events and impact of the Vietnam War through the lens of Intrepid’s history.


A View from the Deep: The Submarine Growler & the Cold War

Explore the history and design of USS Growler, one of America's first nuclear-missile submarines. Historical artifacts, oral histories and immersive experiences offer a behind-the-scenes look at life on board.


Guided tours can be purchased as an add-on to general admission tickets.