Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Kicks Off 2012 Summer Movie Series With Free Screening of TOP GUN on May 25, Now thru 8/17
The Intrepid Summer Movie Series, presented by Dr. Pepper, returns this summer with a selection of entertaining and family-friendly films. Members of the public are invited to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets to the Intrepid Museum to view a popular movie outdoors, free of charge, on a huge inflatable screen on the Flight Deck of the aircraft carrier.
Doors open at 7:30pm. Seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Visitors are encouraged to bring food and beverages to the screening, however alcohol is not permitted.
The lineup for the 2012 Intrepid Summer Movie Series is:
May 25: Top Gun
July 13: Spider-Man
July 20: Star Trek (2009)
July 27: The Muppets (2011)
August 3: Jurassic Park
August 17: The Goonies
The July 20th screening of Star Trek (2009) will be part of the opening celebration of the Space Shuttle Pavilion, which opens to the public on July 19th.
For more information about the Museum or for up-to-date information on weather conditions, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.
About the Museum: Soon to be the home of the Space Shuttle Enterprise, 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 27 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.
Guests 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.
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:
Seniors and College Students: $20.00
Youth 7-17: $19.00
Child 3-6: $12.00
Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3: Free
Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid’s website, www.intrepidmuseum.org. General admission tickets can be purchased online for a discount of $2.00 per ticket. For more information including location details visit Intrepid's website www.intrepidmuseum.org, or find them on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.