Free Outdoor Screenings to Take Place on Intrepid’s Flight Deck Under the Stars
The Intrepid Summer Movie Series returns this summer with a selection of six feature films. Members of the public are invited to bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets to the Intrepid Museum to view the films outdoors, free of charge, on a huge inflatable screen on the Flight Deck of the historic aircraft carrier located at Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue). The movie series will open with the annual screening of Top Gun on Friday, May 25, kicking off Memorial Day weekend. Doors open at 7:00pm and the movie will begin at sunset.
The lineup for the 2018 Intrepid Summer Movie Series is:
Friday, May 25: Top Gun
Friday, June 29: Wonder Woman (2017)
Friday, July 13: Friday the 13th (1980)
Friday, July 27: Dunkirk
Friday, August 10: Ghostbusters (1984)
The last movie night on Friday, August 24 will feature a community choice pick. We’d love to hear from you! Please tell us which film out of the 5 below you’d like to see shown on the last movie night:
1. Blade Runner (1982)
2. Airplane! (1980)
3. Disney Pixar’s Planes (2013)
4. The Hunt for Red October (1990)
5. The Breakfast Club (1985)
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis and space is limited. Food and beverages are available for purchase onsite. Guests are also welcome to bring their own food and beverages. Alcohol is not permitted on Intrepid’s flight deck. All exits are final; there is no reentry allowed.
Prior to the doors opening, Guided Tours of the submarine Growler, the Concorde, and the Space Shuttle Pavilion will be available at 6:00pm. Tours require a non-refundable ticket and take place rain or shine.
Intrepid Museum members will receive priority access to the screenings. The Intrepid Museum strives to make all public programs accessible for people with disabilities and these films are all captioned for the hearing impaired.
For more information about the Museum or for up-to-date information on weather conditions, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org.
The 2018 Intrepid Summer Movie Series is proudly sponsored by Coca-Cola.
About the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.
The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.
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April 1 – October 31:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Saturday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
November 1 – March 31:
Monday-Sunday, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Museum Cost of Admission:
Seniors (65+): $31.00
Child (5-12): $24.00
Children under 5: Free
*NYC Resident Admission (includes five boroughs):
Adults and seniors: $19
Child (5-12): $17
*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’s website, www.intrepidmuseum.org.
Pier 86 (46th Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan
Directions by NYC Metro Bus:
Take cross-town buses west. M34 (34th Sts), M42 (42nd St.) or M-50 (49th St.) to 12th Ave. and Hudson River. Intrepid is a short walk north from the M34 and M42. The M50 drops off immediately in front of the Intrepid.
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 M-42 West Bus to Hudson River (12th Ave). Walk North to Intrepid.
Directions from Water:
Take New York Water Taxi to Pier 84 and walk a block north to the Intrepid Museum. Or from New Jersey take the New York Waterway to Midtown (38th Street) and walk north on 12th Ave to the museum.