Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum: Launch off on a journey of discovery at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum housed at the new park-like Pier 86. Explore a range of spectacular interactive exhibits and events in the complex, which includes the USS Intrepid, a 1940s aircraft carrier berthed at the side of the pier. There’s so much to learn about the aeronautical exploits of the world’s most adventurous nation.
Wander around the 30 restored aircraft proudly displayed at the museum. Discover the military and maritime history of the States with a visit to the former USS Growler submarine. Take one small step for man and blast off at the Enterprise space shuttle exhibit. Learn more about the heroism and innovation behind these marvels of engineering through multi-sensory virtual displays, vividly bringing each story to life.
Experience the day the Intrepid was struck by enemy planes with the thrilling recreation Kamikaze: Day of Darkness, Day of Light. Take the controls in the A-6 Cockpit Simulator where you’ll find out if you’ve got what it takes to be a real pilot. Hold on to your hat as you discover G-Force for yourself in the Virtual Flight Zone. Take a tour of the cockpit in the world’s fastest commercial airplane, the mighty Concorde. The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an unforgettable adventure through the history of the nation that leads the world in exploration.
Address or meeting point: W. 46th Street & 12th Ave, Pier 86.
Duration: Start or opening time: 10 am.
Closing time: 5pm/6pm depending on season. October-March 31st closed on Monday. Please note opening times are subject to change, so check before you visit.
Other: Museum is wheelchair accessible with the exception of the Concorde, Growler and Captain's Bridge.