Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Tickets
The Intrepid Museum showcases American history through its military and maritime prowess. Get the chance to explore the Space Shuttle Pavilion and the Submarine Growler, which is the only American guided missile submarine open to the public. Come see video footage, original artifacts, temporary exhibitions, and interactive displays, along with numerous exhibits from the US Army, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Air Force, and NASA.
Why You Shouldn’t Miss This
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum showcases America's maritime and military history. With an impressive collection of exhibits, including a submarine, an aircraft carrier and a space shuttle, this is an experience you just can’t miss!
Some of the biggest attractions include the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, the submarine USS Growler, a Lockheed A-12 supersonic reconnaissance plane, and the Space Shuttle Enterprise; along with various exhibits from around the world like an Israeli Kfir and a Polish Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-17.
Learn about the USS Intrepid and its bravery filled missions in the Second World War. Discover its role in the Cold War, and the early days of the space missions. Come, immerse yourself in the science and history of the Enterprise, the prototype NASA space shuttle that paved way for America's successful space shuttle program.
This Intrepid Museum discount pass will take you on an educational walk from the World War II, to the space race to the developing technologies now.
Start at the Hangar Deck, and see the Intrepid’s technology on the left side, and discover the life of those that worked on the ship on the right. You will learn how the USS Intrepid fared in the Pacific Theater of the war as it was bombarded by 5 Kamikaze attacks and 1 torpedo strike. Like the legend that it is, the ship survived and played a crucial role in the war. Here, you can also engage with exhibits that show the Intrepid’s career in the Navy 1943 onward.
Growler Submarine: You will also get to visit the Growler, the world's oldest existing nuclear-capable submarine. This tour is your best chance at coming close, exploring and learning the inner workings of a nuclear-powered submarine. You can explore certain sections that are open to the public, and learn about life aboard a submarine.
Third Deck: Discover how daily life looked like for enlisted sailors aboard the Intrepid, and head on to the Gallery Deck to see the Ready Room, where pilots got instructions before take off, and the Combat Information Center.
Finally, move to the Flight Deck, where your admission pass will cover access to the NASA space shuttle, Enterprise. The shuttle was the first prototype that was developed by NASA, and having served its missions, it is now docked in the Hudson for us to explore. The Deck also contains most of the museum’s collection of restored aircraft.
- Access to Intrepid Aircraft Carrier, Space Shuttle Pavilion, 28 Restored Aircraft, Growler Submarine
- 2 free films (“The Story of Intrepid” and “Kamikaze: Day of Darkness, Day of Light”)
Know Before You Go
November 1 - March 31
Open daily from 10 AM - 5 PM
April 1 - October 31
Monday to Friday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Saturday, Sundays: 10 AM - 6 PM
Please note that final entry is one hour prior to closing time.
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.
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: M34 (34th Sts), M42 (42nd St.) or M-50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. The Museum is a short walk North from the M34 and M42. The M50 can drop you off directly in front of the Intrepid.
Super flexible cancellation policy
You may cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund.
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You will receive an email with your Intrepid Museum - General Admission & Space Exhibit Tickets within 20 minutes. Please display your vouchers with valid photo ID at the ticketing counter in exchange for your physical entry tickets.
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, Pier 86 W 46th St and 12th Ave, New York
- Admission is free for children under 4
- Guests under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
- Admission to Pier 86 is free, to avail the same, please enter through the Welcome Center