Tuesday, February 6, 2024
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 17th through Saturday, February 24th.  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, and look for a Kids Week TICKET GIVEAWAY on my social media channels (Facebook and Instagram)!

Where: The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum, Pier 86 West 46th Street, New York City
What: Kids Week
When: February 18th-February 25th, 2024
Tickets: Purchase tickets here

About Kids Week

This year, Kids Week will feature three days of space-themed programming, including planetarium shows and a variety of displays and demonstrations from NASA. NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center will highlight NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation (ScaN), and NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center will speak about their planetary missions. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory will have Mars, Earth and Exoplanet-themed exhibits. Kids can also meet a NASA astronaut and hear a firsthand account of life in space!

Additional programming throughout Kids Week will include a chance for kids to concoct their own slime, build their own toothpick structures, explore a variety of LEGO robots, see a special appearance by Blue Man Group and watch the Gazillion Bubble Show.

Kids Week Partners

Kids Week programming partners include That Planetarium Guy, Space Telescope Science Institute, Future Change Makers Academy, Ballet Hispánico School of Dance, Zack and Zoey Adventures, Wildlife Conservation Society, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, International Ocean Discovery Program, American Society of Civil Engineers, Climate Museum, Columbia University's Society of Women Engineers, International Ocean Discovery Program, Blue Man Group, ROBOFUN, American Society of Civil Engineers, American Dream, TheaterWorksUSA, New Victory Theater, Magic, Balloons & More with John Reid, Mad Science, Beardsley Zoo, Naval Air Systems Command, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Amateur Astronomers Association, 501st Legion's Empire City Garrison, Two by Two Animal Haven, Space Conceptual Artist Ashley Zelinskie, Meet the Authors: Sharon McDougle, Tami Lewis Brown, Elise Matich and more.


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 18, 21 & 24. 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, X (Twitter), Instagram, and YouTube, and tour the Museum virtually on Google Arts & Culture.

Museum Hours

(OCT 1 - MAR 31)
Monday - Sunday and Holidays:
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (last entry at 4:00 PM)

Museum Cost of Admission:

Adult: $36

*NYC Residents w/ valid ID receive discounted general admission

Seniors (65+): $34

College Student (with valid ID): $34

Child (5-12): $26

Children under 4: Free

*Retired and Active U.S. Military and U.S. Veterans: Free
*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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