Discounts on Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

This post will help you plan your visit to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Below you’ll find information on hours, ticket prices, and directions to get there. Or click here to purchase tickets with 24-hour cancellation. 

 

 


TICKETS

Entry to the Intrepid is free with the purchase of several tourist discount passes.

Prices as of 2018

General Admission (includes Space Shuttle Pavilion, Submarine Growler, and all temporary exhibitions)

  • Adult (13 – 64) $33
  • Seniors (65+) $31
  • Child (5-12) $24.00
  • Under 4 years old FREE
  • U.S. military and veterans receive free admission to the Museum with valid identification,  Spouses of active-duty service members receive a 20% discount on admission.

Tickets for add-on experiences at the Museum, including tours and flight simulator rides, can be purchased in the Welcome Center.

Click here to purchase tickets with 24-hour cancellation. 

 


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DISCOUNTS AND DEALS

  • Save 20% off all entry prices except group tickets. No pre-purchase necessary. Simply present the coupon at the attraction. Each coupon is valid for one to six people. Click here for coupon
  • Save 20% anytime with this mobile phone friendly coupon. Just present at the ticket booth. Click here for coupon.
  • Take $5 off admission. Use this coupon when you purchase tickets at the box office or purchase online and use promo code AVENGER17.   Note: It expires on 12/31/2018.

 


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PLAN YOUR VISIT

The following section will provide information about how to get to the Intrepid, the best times to visit, how much time to set aside for your visit and what to expect to see. 


How to Get Here

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is located at Pier 86 at West 46th Street & 12th Avenue, in Hells Kitchen. Click on this link to a Google Map that can give you exact directions from your point of departure to Ripley’s via public transport, car or by foot. 

By subway 

  • Take the A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3, 7 train to 42nd Street, then walk or take the M42 West Bus to Hudson River (12th Avenue). Walk North to the Intrepid Museum at 46th Street. 
  • You can also take the 7 train to the 34th Street – Hudson Yards station. Exit near 11th Avenue, and then walk west to 12th Avenue and North to the Intrepid Museum at 46th Street.

Bus

  • Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th Sts), M42 (42nd St.) or M-50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and the Hudson River.  The Intrepid is a short walk North from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off immediately in front of the Intrepid.
  • Most hop-on-hop-off bus tours have stops in the Times Square area. From there,  you can walk or take the M42 West us to Hudson River (12th Avenue). Walk North to the Intrepid Museum at 46th Street. which will leave you in walking distance of the Intrepid.

Hours

Fall/Winter Hours (November 1 – March 31)

  • Daily (including Holidays) 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Spring/Summer Hours (April 1 – October 31)

  • Monday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm
  • Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 10:00am – 6:00pm

 


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EXHIBITS

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is the only museum in the world where visitors can experience a legendary aircraft carrier, the first space shuttle, the world’s fastest jets, and a guided missile submarine.

The museum’s mission to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science, and service through its collections, exhibitions, and programming to honor American heroes and to educate the public.

Aircraft Carrier Intrepid

Launched in 1943, the former aircraft carrier USS Intrepid fought in World War II, surviving five kamikaze attacks and one torpedo strike. The ship later served in the Cold War and the Vietnam War.

Intrepid also served as a NASA recovery vessel in the 1960s. It was decommissioned in 1974, and today is berthed on the Hudson River as the centerpiece of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Space Shuttle Pavilion

The Space Shuttle Pavilion

This showcases the space shuttle Enterprise, the prototype NASA orbiter that paved the way for America’s successful space shuttle program. Seventeen dynamic exhibit zones feature original artifacts, photographs, audio, and films that immerse visitors in the science and history of Enterprise and the space shuttle era.

Submarine Growler

Growler first opened at the Intrepid Museum in 1989 and is the only American guided missile submarine open to the public. Growler offers visitors a firsthand look at life aboard a submarine and a close-up inspection of the once “top-secret” missile command center.

British Airways Concorde

The fastest Atlantic Ocean crossing by any Concorde occurred on February 7, 1996 and took only 2 hours, 52 minutes and 59 seconds. This record-breaking plane—the Concorde Alpha Delta G-BOAD—is on display at the Intrepid Museum’s Pier 86.

 


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