Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Facility Access Information

Accessible Entrance
Pier 86, West 46th Street & 12th Avenue
Café / Restaurant
Café/Restaurant is wheelchair accessible
Accessible Restrooms
All restrooms are accessible
Segways Not Allowed
Service Animals
Portable Chairs
Light-weight accessible stools are available upon request for Access Programs.
Visitor Information Desk
The following items are available. Please ask for them at the information desk
Braille/tactile floor plans
Large-print exhibition labels
Audio guides
Audio guides that are T-coil compatible and have volume control
Neck loops and headsets
Audio guides featuring recorded verbal descriptions
Portable FM system (headsets and neck loops)/other amplification devices
Staff members trained in sighted guide technique
Other Resources
Verbal Description and Tactile Guide; American Sign Language Video Guide (companion to audio guide)
Galleries and Exhibits
Tactile or Multisensory Exhibits
Exploreum features 18 interactive exhibits
Large-Print Materials
Large-print guides for all temporary exhibitions are available in exhibition galleries. Large-print guides for all permanent exhibitions are available at the Information Desk.
Nearly all exhibition videos are open captioned. For the Kamikaze Experience, a transcript is available at the Information Desk.
Tours and Scheduled Programs
The Museum offers ASL-led tours on a bi-monthly basis, Verbal Description and Touch Tours upon request, and modified school programs for students with physical, sensory or developmental disabilities.
Our Access Programs Use
Verbal Description Tours
Touch Tours
ASL Tours
Original touchable objects
Touch objects (replicas, facsimiles, props)
Tactile diagrams
Verbal descriptions
Art-making activities
Hands-on classroom activities
Theaters, Auditoriums, Video Installations
Theaters and Auditoriums
Qualified ASL interpretation is available upon request
Video Installations
Videos with words have open captioning.
Captioning is available for live presentations upon advance request.
Information about Programs and Upcoming Exhibits
You can find out about our regular and accessible programs from
To join our mailing list or receive a newsletter/access newsletter
email or call 646-381-5163
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a science and history museum centered on a World War II-era aircraft carrier. The mission of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth. As an educational and cultural not-for-profit institution centered on the aircraft carrier Intrepid, a National Historic Landmark, the Museum is dedicated to promoting the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming. The Museum strives to ensure an enjoyable and educational experience for all visitors.