Head to NYC for A Week of Sea, Air and Space Fun During Kids Week
The Intrepid museum’s weeklong program will teach 'em where to find science in their everyday lives.
Photo courtesy of Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum
Looking for local things to do with the kids while they’re off for February break? The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in NYC has tons to keep them entertained from February 17-23 during Kids Week. From activities to workshops to hands-on demos, the theme Full STEAM Ahead will have them looking at the world from a whole new perspective.
The schedule of events is extensive and chock-full of science, tech, engineering, arts and math fun. All-day activities and special events change daily.
The all-day agenda includes puppetry, crafts, face painting, music school performances, origami making, sports science activities, Meet the Scientist events, experiments like building your own renewable energy electrical circuit, model rocket building and sidewalk astronomy.
Special events include performances by musical theaters, planetarium shows, workshops on STEM projects like a Rube Goldberg Speed Building Challenge, educational demos about aviation and space, Broadway performances, bubble shows, workshops on topics like zoo life and roller coaster physics, live animals, owl pellet dissection and so much more.
Not only is all of this nearby, but it’s free with admission! Admission ranges from $24-33. Admission grants you access to Kids Week, the Space Shuttle Pavilion, Submarine Growler and all other exhibitions.
The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is located at Pier 86 on W. 46th St. and 12th Ave. in New York, NY. For more information, visit intrepidmuseum.org or call 877-957-SHIP (7447).