Intrepid Museum Kids Week is February 18th-25th!

Friday, February 17, 2023
If you're looking for a fun family day trip, look no further! One of our favorite places is having a special event. The Intrepid Museum will host its annual Kids Week festival this year from Saturday, February 18th through Saturday, February 25th.  During Kids Week, children of all ages and interests can learn about STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) through fun-filled activities, live animal shows, hands-on workshops, performances, special guests, and interactive demonstrations designed to educate and inspire. Read on for more details!

Where: The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86 West 46th Street, New York City
What: Kids Week
When: February 18th-February 25th
Tickets: Purchase tickets here

About Kids Week

This year, Kids Week will feature three days of programming from NASA. NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will highlight their latest moon habitat concepts, technology, and planetary mission plans, and NASA’s Artemis Team will speak about sending astronauts to the Moon and Mars. Kids can also meet Astronaut Jessica Watkins and hear about her experiences in space! 
 To see the full line-up and schedule of activities, please check out the Kids Week page on the Intrepid website.

Additional programming throughout Kids Week will include a chance for kids to create their own constellation, meet exotic animals, design a lunar habitat for life on the moon, concoct their own slime, and observe Isaac Newton’s laws of motion through an abundantly engaging physics performance.

Kids Week Partners

Who might you expect to see at Kids Week? Activities and guests vary each day, but Kids Week programming partners include the American Society of Civil Engineers, Ballet Hispánico School of Dance, Beardsley Zoo, Billion Oyster Project, Gazillion Bubble Show, Jenkinson’s Aquarium, Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Mad Science, NASA, ROBOFUN, Rockefeller Production's The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show, STEM From Dance, Two by Two Animal Haven, the Wildlife Conservation Society, Naval Submarine League, Rube Goldberg, DogMan the Musical, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, NYC Ghostbusters League, Zack and Zoey Adventures, a meet and greet with authors Debbie Loren Dunn and Tami Lewis Brown, and a special appearance by Blue Man Group.

photo from Kids Week, 2022!


The Intrepid Museum welcomes all visitors, including those with disabilities, their peers and families. For more information about resources available during your visit, please visit American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided on February 19, 23 and 25. Audio description and touch experiences will be provided for visitors who are blind or have low vision on February 24. Special registration will open in late January. To learn more, please email

All onsite activities are subject to change. For more information and the most up-to-date Kids Week schedule, visit

Stay Connected

Connect with The Intrepid Museum on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and tour the Museum virtually on Google Arts & Culture.

Museum Hours:

October 1 – March 31:

Monday-Sunday, 10:00am – 5:00pm

April 1 – September 30:

Monday - Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday-Sunday, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Museum Cost of Admission:

Adult: $36

NYC Resident Adult: $18

Seniors (65+): $34

NYC Resident Seniors (65+): $17

College Student: $34

NYC Resident College Student: $17

Child (5-12): $26

NYC Resident Child (5-12): $13

Children under 4: Free

*Retired and Active U.S. Military and U.S. Veterans: Free
Free admission for U.S. military and veterans generously provided by Bank of America.
*Proper ID required.

Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid Museum website,


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

Public Transportation:

Directions by NYC Metro Bus:

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

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 M42 West bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk north to Intrepid.

Directions from Water:

Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk one block north to the Intrepid Museum.  
From New Jersey, take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th St.) and walk north on 12th Avenue to the Museum.

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