INTREPID MUSEUM IS THE PLACE TO EXPERIENCE BLUE MARBLE
New York City, New York – October 20, 2019
Welcoming over one million visitors a year, Intrepid Museum includes the Space Shuttle Pavilion, home to Enterprise, the world’s first space shuttle that paved the way for America’s successful Space Shuttle Program. Also, on display are 28 authentically restored aircraft, including the Lockheed A-12, the world’s fastest military jet and spy plane, and the British Airways Concorde, the fastest commercial aircraft to ever cross the Atlantic Ocean. Rounding out the Museum are the submarine Growler, the only American diesel-powered strategic missile submarine open to the public, an 18,000 sq. ft. education center, Pier 86, a publicly accessible pier that is part of the Hudson River Park Trust, and the Exploreum, an interactive hall focused on themes of water, space, air and life at sea. Now, you can experience all of these amazing pieces of history while enjoying Blue Marble Cocktails.
The mission of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is to promote the awareness and understanding of history, science and service through its collections, exhibitions and programming in order to honor our heroes, educate the public and inspire our youth. Alan Miller, CEO and Founder of Blue Marble Cocktails said, “It is an honor to be served at such an incredible site with historic blue marble moments in time. To be included in this incredible venue really is a testament to the quality of Blue Marble. We are honored to be seeing it all come to life on October 25th.”
On October 25th, guests can enjoy Blue Marble Cocktails on Hangar 4, as well as celebrate Halloween with a special Astronomy Night, and learn about the spookiest planets in the universe from American Museum of Natural History senior scientist Jackie Faherty. Following the talk, enjoy stargazing on the flight deck (weather permitting).
About Intrepid 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 was founded in 1982 with the acquisition of the aircraft carrier USS Intrepid, now a National Historic Landmark, which served tours of duty in World War II and the Vietnam War, and was a recovery vessel for the Gemini and Mercury space missions.
Free Fridays (overview): Beginning April 26, the Intrepid Museum will open its doors select Friday nights for FREE from 5:00pm–9:00pm! Explore the Museum and enjoy a variety of free after-hours programming including lively conversations, exciting performances, telescopes for viewing the night sky and movie nights on the flight deck!