The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Opens for Macy's 4th of July Fireworks
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is hosting 4th of July festivities aboard the WWII aircraft carrier including a view of the legendary Macy's 4th of July Fireword Spectacular. The Intrepid is docked at Pier 86 (46th St. and 12th Ave in Manhattan). A special VIP party begins at 7:00 PM and the fireworks start at 9:20 PM.
The 4th of July festivities aboard the WWII aircraft carrier Intrepid include the best viewing location of Macy's Fireworks Spectacular on The Hudson River; VIP seating on Intrepid's Flight Deck; ·opportunity to tour The Intrepid Museum - open exclusively for fireworks guests from 7pm-8:45pm; DJ entertainment; simulcast of Macy's Fireworks' Musical Score.
Please note, the event is rain or shine. No picnic-style equipment, backpacks, coolers or outside food and drink are permitted. Tickets cost $90 per person when purchased during Fleet Week (Now - June 1), and $100 per person if purchased after June 1. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.
The newly renovated 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 over 30 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 newly opened areas of the ship including the fo'c'sle (commonly known as the anchor chain room), new multimedia presentations and exhibit collections, interactive educational stations and a brand new state-of-the-art public pier.
Also new to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is the 12,240 square-foot interactive Exploreum - which contains 18 different 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, climb a cargo net, transmit messages using Morse code, crawl through living quarters of crewmembers, learn how the Intrepid turned salt water into fresh water and perform various tasks while wearing space gloves.
Museum Hours are Monday-Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM and Saturday-Sunday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. The cost of admission is $22 for adults, $18 for seniors and college students, and $17 for youth (3-17) and veterans. Active Military, Retired Military and Children Under 3 are free. All tickets are subject to a $2.00 facility fee. Tickets are available for purchase on the Intrepid's website, www.intrepidmuseum.org.
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