Learn and explore during Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum, February 17–24 at Pier 86.
During Kids Week, children of all ages and interests will learn about STEAM through fun-filled activities, NASA displays & exhibits, live animal shows, hands-on workshops, performances, special guests and interactive demonstrations designed to educate and inspire.
This year, Kids Week will feature three days of space-themed programming, featuring planetarium shows and a range of displays and demonstrations from NASA. Explore life in space and get your burning questions answered during an exciting talk and Q&A session with former NASA Astronaut Joan Higginbotham. Former NASA Astronaut and Intrepid Museum Space Advisor Mike Massimino will lead the discussion.
Visit the Intrepid Museum’s website for more information about Kids Week.
2024 Kids Week Programming Schedule
All week, Intrepid Museum educators and a wide variety of exciting partners will lead live demonstrations, planetarium presentations and performances throughout each day. All Kids Week programming is free with Museum admission.
American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided on February 18, 21 & 24. Visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing and their families can register for free tickets for days with ASL interpretation with this form. To learn more about accessibility during Kids Week, please email [email protected].
Special Events and Appearances – Tuesday, February 20
Kids will have the opportunity to make homemade slime with American Dream and then enjoy a meet-and-greet with SpongeBob SquarePants! Learn about the rhythms of Latin culture through an interactive crafting project or check out bricktastic Intrepid Museum-inspired LEGO® models and participate in a creative LEGO mosaic building activity.
Tuesday’s programming includes activities and performances from the Ballet Hispánico School of Dance, the Gazillion Bubble Show and Madame Tussauds New York. Families can enjoy additional hands-on activities, workshops, and displays from Zack and Zoey Adventures, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, TheaterWorksUSA, New Victory Theater, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Westchester and more. They can also watch John Reid’s STEAM-based magic show that teaches students magic in a high-energy performance.
Performers and schedule are subject to change. For the complete Kids Week activity and performance schedules, please visit intrepidmuseum.org/kids-week.
About the Intrepid Museum
Located on Hudson River Park’s Pier 86, the Intrepid Museum was founded in 1982 with the acquisition of the USS Intrepid, a World War II aircraft carrier and a National Historic Landmark. Its mission is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through bold and immersive collections, exhibitions and programming in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire future generations.
The Museum welcomes over one million visitors annually from all around the world, and through its after-school, professional development and STEM programs, the Museum educates and impacts more than 55,000 students each year.