Intrepid After Hours: A Close Look at Sick Bay

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Intrepid After Hours: A Close Look at Sick Bay

Military veterans and service members can experience the Intrepid Museum after hours with a behind-the-scenes tour and catered dinner.

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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum West 46th Street New York, NY 10036

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Intrepid After Hours: A Close Look at Sick Bay

Join fellow current and former service members for an exploration of Intrepid’s Sick Bay and the exhibit On the Mend: Restoring Intrepid’s Sick Bay! Learn about the Museum’s plans to restore and publicly open this part of the ship and about the stories curators have started to uncover about health and medicine aboard Intrepid. Then, continue the conversation over a catered dinner.

This program is for current and former service members only. For more information about the Intrepid Museum's programs and resources for current and former service members and their loved ones, please visit

Accessibility Note:

Participants will have a special opportunity to visit Intrepid’s sick bay, which is not yet open to the public. Accessing this area requires the use of stairs and walking through narrow raised doorways. Lightweight portable stools will be available. Participants who cannot or prefer not to explore sick bay will be able to explore digital scans of the space.


Can I take photos of Intrepid's sick bay?

Photography/videography is not permitted in Intrepid's sick bay. However, photography/videography is permitted in the On the Mend exhibit.

What are the Museum's health and safety protocols and requirements?

The health and safety of our visitors is our top priority. Visit for up-to-date information on the Museum's health and safety guidelines.

Can I bring a civilian guest?

Intrepid After Hours is for current and former service members only. The only exception is for personal care assistants in support of participants with disabilities. The Museum offers a number of other programs for veterans and their loved ones. Please visit for information about upcoming programs.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Please visit for directions. Parking at the Museum is limited and available only by advance request. Please email at least 24 hours in advance. Visit for more information about additional local parking options.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please email or call 646-381-5158.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, but if you can bring a paper or digital copy of your ticket it expedites the check-in process! 

Veterans Programs are made possible by public funds facilitated by the New York City Council Committee on Veterans, in partnership with the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs. These programs are also supported by the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund. The Museum’s education programs are supported, in part, by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.