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Below Deck & Behind the Scenes: The Intrepid Hard Hat Experience

Saturday, September 1, 2018 9:00AM

Walk in the footsteps of Intrepid’s crew as you explore never before seen spaces on board the storied aircraft carrier. Our expert guides will take you through spaces like the emergency diesel generator room and sickbay as they share stories of service from the past 75 years.

All tours begin promptly at 9:00AM.

USS Intrepid Former Crew Members
and/or Members of the Intrepid Museum
must call 646-381-5065 to book your Below Deck & Behind the Scenes: The Intrepid Hard Hat Experience.

General Tour Information:
  • No more than 10 guests can be accommodated on one tour.
  • Tour run time is approximately two to three hours.
  • Minimum age requirement is 16, no exceptions.
  • Tour requires long periods of walking and standing.
  • Tours are staffed by two senior tour guides.
  • Guests will be given a semi-protective, branded bump cap to wear during the tour and to keep after as a souvenir.
  • Refreshments will be provided prior to the beginning of the tour and during a small break.
  • Guests must be able to navigate under shallow clearings, the lowest being 39 inches/99 centimeters in height and up and down steep angled Navy ladders and through ship’s hatches.
  • Photography of any kind is prohibited on the tour. Museum staff will take a photo of the group at the end of the tour that will be distributed to all guests.

Clothing and Personal Belongings:
  • This tour requires extensive walking as well as navigating steep staircases, so guests must wear comfortable rubber soled shoes. Open toed and/or high heeled footwear are prohibited.
  • Loose clothing items and personal accessories that may limit guests’ maneuverability or expose them to hazard will be banned from the tour route.
  • Cell phones and photography are prohibited on the tour.
  • Guests may leave such items in the secure briefing room for the duration of the tour. Such items include: handbags (large and small), backpacks, luggage, scarves, dresses, hooded clothing, loose outerwear and certain jewelry.
  • Secure lock boxes and spaces in the briefing room will be available for storage of cell phones and other small items that are prohibited on the tour route.

Guests will be required to sign a Release Form onsite prior to their particpation in Below Deck & Behind the Scenes: The Intrepid Hard Hat Experience at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.