Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Hell’s Kitchen rentals offer more than lively nightlife and top restaurants in a prime location. Another perk of calling this neighbourhood home is its proximity to some of the city’s best cultural attractions, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and the Museum of Arts and Design. For lovers of science and history, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum offers visitors the chance to come aboard a national historic landmark, explore a wide variety of exhibits related to flight and tour authentic aircraft and vessels.
As the focal point of the museum, the USS Intrepid is a decommissioned former aircraft carrier which fought in World War II, the Cold War and the Vietnam War. Visitors to the museum can walk the decks of this historic ship and view 28 authentically restored aircraft from the flight deck. The adjacent Space Shuttle Pavilion houses the Enterprise space shuttle, a major part of NASA’s human spaceflight program, and includes information about the talented individuals who dedicated themselves to this extraordinary endeavor.
Other attractions at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum include the British Airways Concorde jet, which made the fastest Atlantic Ocean crossing in history, taking just under three hours. The submarine Growler is the only American guided missile submarine open to the public, where visitors can glimpse formerly top-secret equipment.
When learning about space, submarines and service to country has left you famished, the museum’s Aviator Grill serves hearty breakfasts and lunches overlooking the pier, while the Intrepid Marketplace offers New York classics from the mess deck of the ship. Two different museum stores on site ensure you’ll find the perfect souvenir or gift. Who knew Hell’s Kitchen rentals were in walking distance of some of the most exciting and daring technologies of the sea and sky?