intrepidThe Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum today announced new cost of museum admission that will be effective May 1, 2011. Museum admission includes access to the Intrepid, Growler Submarine and all temporary exhibits hosted by the museum as well as outside views of the British Airways Concorde. The museum also added a new discounted pricing category for children ages 3-6.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum also introduced the new Family Pack which provides groups of guests with additional savings. The Family Pack includes museum admission, simulator passes, food vouchers, audio tour rentals and a museum store voucher for $20. Family Pack prices vary based on number of family members. Exact prices can be found at Family Pack tickets must be purchased at the museum box office.

Pricing for each individual component of the museum are:

airGeneral Admission (including $2.00 facility fee):

Adult: $24.00

Seniors and College Students: $20.00

Youth 7-17: $19.00

Veterans: $17.00

Child 3-6: $12.00

Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3: Free

Audio Tour Pricing:

$5.00 each

Simulator Pricing:

$9.00 each (can be used for G-Force, XD Theater or Transporter FX simulators)

Guided Tour:

Adults: $20.00

Child/Youth: $15.00

Visitors can save $2.00 on museum admission purchased through the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum website.

About the Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum complex includes the 900-foot-long aircraft carrier ‘Intrepid’ with seven full decks and four theme halls; the guided missile submarine Growler; and an extensive collection of over 30 aircraft including the A-12 Blackbird, the fastest plane in the world, and the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial aircraft in the world. Guests can experience areas of the ship including the Flight Deck, Hangar Deck, fo’c’sle (commonly known as the anchor chain room), new multimedia presentations and exhibit collections, interactive educational stations and a state-of-the-art public pier.

spaceGuests to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum also can experience the 12,240 square-foot interactive Exploreum – which contains a variety of hands-on exhibits – that teaches guests about the different properties of the sea, air, space and living at sea as each relates to the ship Intrepid. In the Exploreum, guests can experience a flight simulator, transmit messages using Morse code, sit on the bunk of a crewmember, learn how the Intrepid turned salt water into fresh water and perform various tasks while wearing space gloves.

Museum Hours:

April 1 – October 31:

Monday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

November 1 – March 31:

Tuesday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Cost of Admission:

Adult: $24.00

Seniors and College Students: $20.00

Youth 7-17: $19.00

Veterans: $17.00

Child 3-6: $12.00

Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3: Free

Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid’s website,

Location:Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan

Public Transportation:

waterDirections by NYC Metro Bus

Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th Sts), M42 (42nd St.) or M-50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. Intrepid is a short walk North from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off immediately in front of the Intrepid.

Directions by NYC Metro Subway

Take the A, C, E, N, Q, R, S, 1, 2, 3 or 7 train to 42nd St., then walk or take the M-42 West Bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk North to Intrepid.

Directions from Water

Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk a block north to the Intrepid Museum. Or from New Jersey take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th Street) and walk north on 12th Ave to the museum.

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is proudly supported by Bank of America.