Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, New York City

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Manhattan's military and maritime history museum, Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum houses a large collection of craft that includes an aircraft carrier, submarine, NASA's prototype space shuttle, and a supersonic reconnaissance plane. Originally opened in 1982, the museum underwent a 22-year renovation of its facilities, reopening in 2008. You can access it by public bus or subway, and spend the day journeying through the evolution of sea, air, and space vessels. The Space Shuttle Pavilion showcases Enterprise, named after the starship from the popular "Star Trek" TV series and built to perform test flights in the atmosphere, along with artifacts, photos, audio, and films covering NASA's space shuttle program. Try your hand at flying a supersonic jet by visiting the virtual flight zone, designed with cutting-edge multi-sensory technology. Put Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and other New York City attractions into our New York City trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • October 4, 2017
    I went to this museum because it was included in the NY Pass but, at the end of the trip, was what I found most interesting among the attractions I've visited! The story of the Intrepid and the crew is exciting though, as I went in the winter, it was raining and too cold to stay in open area, where you can see the planes.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Aircraft carrier with the planes and space shuttle, checking out the submarine. It was awesome to actually go inside of these bad boys!  more »
  • October 3, 2017
    This is a must do for any age. So very interesting and so much to see on board. Allow yourself plenty of time.  more »
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  • July 5, 2017
    This place is AMAZING. If you're a history buff, or into planes or space craft (I'm luckily all three!). Then you will love the Intrepid. I visited here on a tour of New York City this summer and I can't wait to go back. Even though I spent hours reading information and looking at exhibits, there is still so much more that I had missed. If you're in the area, this place is a must.
  • June 14, 2017
    I love this place so much. It's a bit pricey for my student's family's and they should offer more discounts to students who come from title one schools, but we make it work. I love bringing my class here because they are amazed. They can touch the exhibits because just about everything is hands on. We never get a chance to finish the whole museum because of the time we gotta be back at the bus. But my student's thoroughly enjoy this trip and I'll continue bringing them
  • June 24, 2017
    I visited this historical place with my nephews. I like the amazing journey. It's feel like I just traveled in past. As my father is a retired Navy person of Bangladesh, I like ships a lot. But this is massive. First time in life I saw three unbelievable thing at a same place - the carrier, the space shuttle and the submarine. I feel lucky enough to myself.
  • June 24, 2017
    Went here on Memorial Day, so I'm guessing it was much more crowded than usual; but despite the crowds, we had a great time. Very informative with lots to see and do. The ship is massive and gives you some perspective into the daily life of those who spend their time out at sea serving our country. Highly recommend checking it out.
  • June 23, 2017
    I don't particularly have a strong interest for military vessels, but my father used to take me here when i was a little girl. He passed away in October so I came back here as a nice way to remember him. It was very tourist-heavy, but it's presentation still held true after all these years, while now appealing to modern technologies with the drones and space exhibit. The Intrepid is a great way place to visit for families, always has been and always will be.

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