Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum information

Location
New York City , USA
Address
Pier 86, Twelfth Ave
at 46th St, Midtown West
Telephone
+1 877 957 7447
Getting there
Subway: A/C/E to 42nd St-Port Authority Bus Terminal
Bus: M42, M50 westbound
More information
www.intrepidmuseum.org
Prices
Intrepid & Growler submarine adult/child $24/19, incl Space Shuttle Pavilion adult/child $31/24
Opening hours
10am-5pm Mon-Fri, to 6pm Sat & Sun Apr-Oct, 10am-5pm Mon-Sun Nov-Mar
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The USS Intrepid survived both a WWII bomb and kamikaze attacks. Thankfully, this hulking aircraft carrier is now a lot less stressed, playing host to a multimillion dollar interactive military museum that tells its tale through videos, historical artifacts and frozen-in-time living quarters. The flight deck features fighter planes and military helicopters, which might inspire you try the museum's high-tech flight simulators.

The rides include the G Force Encounter, allowing you to experience the virtual thrill of flying a supersonic jet plane, and the Transporter FX, a flight simulator promising six full minutes of a ‘complete sensory overload.’ The museum is also home to the guided-missile submarine Growler, (not for the claustrophobic), a decommissioned Concorde, and the former NASA space shuttle Enterprise .