8 ways to virtually experience the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is offering a variety of virtual tours and talks so that students, young and old, can experience the museum from school or home.

News 12 Staff

Sep 21, 2020, 2:34 PM

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8 ways to virtually experience the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is offering a variety of virtual tours and talks so that students, young and old, can experience the museum from school or home.

Visit Experience Intrepid Anywhere for the upcoming schedule and to register for free programs, talks and interactive demonstrations designed for all ages.

Here are 8 digital resources you get at the museum's website:

1. Virtual tours:
Visitors can explore the museum's most intriguing spaces. Click here to visit the museum virtually.

2. Archival videos:
There are more than 300 archival videos on the Intrepid Museum YouTube channel. Watch now here.
3. Oral History Project:
Hear and see directly from those who served on board Intrepid and Growler via the museum’s Oral History Project. See more of the project here.

4. Educational resources:
Learn about the museum’s many digital educational resources for K-12 and home school students here.

5. Intrepid Animated:
In celebration of Intrepid's 75th commissioning anniversary in 2018, the museum worked with animator Dustin Grella of Dusty Studio to present the stories of four oral history narrators in a new format. Watch more here.

6. Intrepid's Collections:
Explore the museum’s collection of items related to the service history of its vessels and aircraft. See more here.
7. Timeline of the Intrepid's history:
Intrepid has undergone an incredible journey, from its service to the U.S. Navy and NASA, to an escape from the scrapyard, to its permanent home on the Hudson. See it's journey here.

8. Upcoming virtual programs:
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will present a Virtual Astronomy Live program on Thursday, Sept. 17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.. The free event explores asteroids in our Solar System. Asteroids may be small but studying them could help scientists unravel some big mysteries. The space rocks are fossils from the birth of the solar system some 4.6 billion years ago — celestial fragments that never managed to grow into planets. Learn more on the event here.


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