Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
One Intrepid Square, Twelfth Ave. & 46th St. Manhattan, NY 10036
If World War II aircraft carriers, USS submarines and supersonic reconnaissance planes excite you, this museum is a must. Packed with unique memorabilia to leave even the most clued-up military and maritime history buffs amazed, this is a fascinating museum for young and old. The museum features a wide range of interactive exhibits, including historical recreations, the A-6 Cockpit Simulator ride and a tour inside the Growler Submarine. Many events are also hosted here, including the annual Fleet Week celebration to honor US military personnel. Highlights include the (CVS-11) aircraft carrier, heralded as a national icon for her involvement in WWII and the NASA Space Shuttle Enterprise! Admission price: $19 / $24. Open Monday to Sunday 10am-5pm.