Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Pier 86 (at 12th Ave. & W. 46th St.)
New York, NY 10036
(212) 245-0072 | | map
Nearest subway station: A-C-E-N-Q-R-S-W-1-2-3-7 @ Times Sq.-42 St.
Nearest elevator subway station: A-C-E-N-Q-R-S-W-1-2-3-7 @ Times Sq.-42 St.

From April 1-October 1: Mon-Fri 10AM-5PM | Sat-Sun-Holidays 10AM-6PM
From November 1-March 31: Mon-Sun 10AM-5PM
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas

Focus: The U.S. military in the modern age, particularly aeronautic and maritime technology.

Appealing to kids: The museum is housed on the USS Intrepid, and exploring its decks and inner cabins is an adventure (and a workout). Visitors also may explore the USS Growler submarine and a Concorde airplane, and see the exterior of the space shuttle Enterprise. Throughout there are many interactive exhibits that children would enjoy.

Admission: Adults $24; Seniors (62+ with ID) $20; US College Students (with ID) $20; Youth (7-17) $19; Veterans $17; Children (3-6) $12; US Active Military, US Retired Military, Children under 3 Free. Tickets bought online receive a $2 discount.

Stroller policy: You may bring your stroller throughout most of the museum, which has elevators to get around the various decks, but it won’t make it up the serpentine stairs that wind through the original berthing and navigation rooms.

Elevators: Yes.

Changing table: Yes, in the restrooms on the Mess Deck.

Food & drink: There is an Au Bon Pain located on the Mess Deck, serving sandwiches, soups, salads, and hot entrées in a cafeteria-style setting. There is a kids’ menu, featuring a sandwich, beverage, and bag of chips for about $6. There are no high chairs.

Other kid-friendly amenities: Birthday partiescamps, and sleepovers for children are available.

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