Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum New York
Space shuttles, spy planes, and submarines… all this and more can be seen and experienced at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum located right on the Hudson River inside the aircraft carrier Intrepid.
Guided Tours : Enhance your trip with a professional tour of the ship. With so much to see their experienced tour guides will make your trip to Intrepid the most adventurous, inspiring and educational! Available tours include:
Space Shuttle Enterprise: On this tour of Intrepid’s Space Shuttle Pavilion, we get up-close and in depth with Enterprise, the first space shuttle and one of only four in existence. (60 minutes)
Concorde: Explore the cabin and flight deck of the world’s fastest jet airliner! (60 minutes)
Pacific War: Join the gallant crew of the USS Intrepid as they fight across the Pacific Ocean during WWII. (100 minutes)
Intrepid 101: This tour highlights the history of USS Intrepid from 1943 to 1974 and beyond. (60 minutes)
Cost: Concorde, $20; all other tours, $15.
Flight Simulators : Experience all Intrepid has to offer with our virtual flight zone. Visitors can immerse themselves in the 4D Motion Ride XD Theater where you will transcend time, space and imagination. Available Flight Simulators include:
Transporter FX: Rock, pitch and jolt your way through six minutes of sensory overload. (Riders must be at least 38″ tall.)
G-Force Encounter: Climb into the cockpit, and fly your very own aircraft with 360 degrees of movement. (Riders must be at least 48″ tall.)
XD Theater: Experience 4D simulation, high definition sound and unmatched speed. (Riders must be at least 38″ tall.)
Cost: $10 per ride, or 3 rides for $27 (prices are per person).
Souvenir Photos : Sharpshooter Imaging provides souvenir photog
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an American military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City. It is located at Pier 86 at 46th Street in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood on the West Side of Manhattan. The museum showcases the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, the cruise missile submarine USS Growler, a Concorde SST, a Lockheed A-12 supersonic reconnaissance plane, and the Space Shuttle Enterprise.
Founded in 1982, the museum closed in 2006 for a one and a half year renovation of Intrepid and facilities. Those included new exhibits. The museum reopened to the public on November 8, 2008.