Air & Space Museum, Pier 86 W 46th St and 12th Ave, New York, NY 10036
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Announces 2015 Kids Week Programs
Week Of Programming Provides Fun And Educational Activities During Presidents Week
February 16 – 21, 2015
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will host its annual Kids Week from Monday, February 16–Saturday, February 21. During Kids Week, visitors will have the opportunity to participate in dozens of fun-filled activities, hands-on workshops, live shows, special guests and demonstrations that the whole family will enjoy.
This year, Kids Week will explore the theme of flight. From the science of aviation to sustaining life in outer space, each day will offer unique opportunities for discovery. Kids can learn how to grow food in space, create their own telescopes, and master the physics of aviation while making a perfect paper airplane. Families can learn about the stars in our pop-up planetarium, watch exciting science demonstrations or brace for a breathtaking display with live birds of prey. Exciting presentations, Q&A sessions and meet-and-greets will take place with special guests including astronauts, aviators, children’s book authors, scientists and engineers.
Kids Week programming partners include i2 Camp, Talons! A Birds of Prey Experience, Dazzling Discoveries, Mad Science, The Lab for Robotics Education, NY Sun Works, Science Bob, PBS’ Space Racers, RoboFun, The Franklin Institute, The Cradle of Aviation Museum, Liberty Science Center, and many more!
In addition, Intrepid Museum educators will lead live interactive demonstrations, planetarium presentations, scavenger hunts, workshops and family aviation tours, and Tour Guides will lead themed Tour Guide Talks throughout each day.
For complete Kids Week activity and performance schedules, visit www.intrepidmuseum.org. Performers and schedule are subject to change. All Kids Week activities are free with Museum admission.
Kids Week at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is proudly supported by Coca-Cola.
About the Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a non-profit, educational institution featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and a guided missile submarine. Through exhibitions, educational programming and the foremost collection of technologically groundbreaking aircraft and vessels, visitors of all ages and abilities are taken on an interactive journey through history to learn about American innovation and bravery.
The Intrepid Museum fulfills its mission to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth by connecting them to history through hands-on exploration while bridging the future by inspiring innovation.