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Seven days a week (except Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day)

The experience

Explore history, science and service at the Intrepid Museum. Walk the decks of the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, and see 28 aircraft, including the world's fastest military jet. Get an up-close look at the space shuttle Enterprise and British Airways Concorde, and enter Growler, the only guided missile submarine open to the public. The Museum also features the Exploreum, a fully interactive exhibit space where you can climb into a real Bell 47 helicopter and land a space shuttle.

For more information, visit or, call 877-957-SHIP (877-957-7447).

November 1 through March 31:
Monday- Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

April 1 through October 31:
Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

The deal

ADMISSION: Discount Museum/Space Shuttle Pavilion admission: adults, $25.50; seniors/disabled/ individuals receiving Medicare, college students (with valid student identification), $23.50; children 5 -12, $18.50; children under 5; veterans/active duty U.S. Military/Museum members, free.

RAIL FARE: Discount round-trip rail fare. Check for price from your boarding station.

Purchase your rail/admission ticket from any Metro-North ticket office, full-service ticket vending machine (excluding Grand Central).

Getting there

Address: Pier 86, One Intrepid Square (West 46th Street and 12th Avenue)

Take the Hudson, Harlem or New Haven Line to Grand Central Terminal. From there take the following:

Bus: Take the westbound M42 (located on 42nd Street, between Park and Vanderbilt Avenues) to Twelfth Avenue (the last stop) and walk north to 46th Street.

IMPORTANT: Be sure to print an ITINERARY. It contains important information about your package.

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