fifteen things to keep in mind when Visiting  intrepid museum

Duration required

It will take at least four hours to properly explore the Aircraft Carrier, the Space Shuttle Pavilion, the Submarine Growler, and the Concorde at the Intrepid Museum.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Intrepid Museum is when it opens at 10 am and gets crowded in the afternoon. Visit the Museum on weekdays as the weekends and holidays tend to get busy.

Audio guide

Intrepid Museum offers an audio guide suitable for kids, adults, and the deaf and hard of hearing. The guide recommends places where you must stop and explore in-depth, thus making it a memorable tour.

Free Fridays

The Intrepid Museum also offers free admission on select Friday nights from 5 pm to 8 pm. During these free entry Fridays, you can explore the Intrepid Museum and enjoy various free after-hours programs.


The Museum has three simulators, which visitors of all age groups can enjoy. Simulators are not part of the regular tickets and cost an extra – $11 per ride per visitor, which can be booked at the venue.

Avoid larger bags

Bag and coat check facilities are not available at the site. So bring smaller bags and necessary things to carry them easily.

Comfortable shoes

The Intrepid Museum is a large facility, so you'll be doing a lot of walking. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes to make your visit more enjoyable.

Height Required 

1 meter (40 inches) is required for a 4D Experience simulator, 1.07 m (42 inches) with an adult, and 1.22 m (48 inches) without an adult for GForce Encounter, and 97 cm (38 inches) for Transporter FX

Book in advance

Booking Intrepid Museum tickets online in advance can save time and energy by skipping long lines at the ticket counter.

Bring a camera

There are many great photo opportunities at the Intrepid Museum, so don't forget to bring a camera or a smartphone to capture your memories.

Priority Access

This is the cheapest Intrepid Museum ticket and also the most popular. And allows access to the four main attractions.

4D Experience

Besides priority access to Intrepid Museum, this ticket also gets you a memorable 4D Simulator Experience. Select ‘with 4D Experience’ on the booking page.

Transporter FX

Along with priority access, this ticket also gets you access to Transporter FX. Select ‘with Transporter Experience’ on the booking page.

Guided tour

This 60-minute guided tour starts at 11 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm on weekdays, and on weekends (and holidays), they are scheduled for 11 am, 12 noon, 1,2, and 3 pm.