Where can you explore life on a submarine, an aircraft carrier, and outer space all in one place? At the INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum, visitors can watch war movies, view actual WW II planes, and explore the Growler nuclear submarine. The USS Intrepid served: in WW II, the Vietnam War, during the height of the Cold War, and as FBI headquarters for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Read more about this one ship’s amazing history, and the sacrifices of those who served on her, to keep the USA safe and free!
Today we are traveling by sea, air and Space all at one place. We are on the INTREPID Sea, Air & Space Museum. She's on the Hudson River at Pier 86 in New York City.
The USS Intrepid was commissioned on August 8, 1943, to serve in World War II. Vice Admiral Thomas Lamison Sprague, served as Intrepid's first captain.
By the end of World War II, Intrepid earned the title of "The Navy's Most Frequently Hit Carrier."
Her mission today is to honor our veteran fighters, teach the public, and inspire young people.