The Intrepid: A Hero Comes Home

Watch a special half hour, November 22nd at 7:30 p.m.
November 21, 2008 2:24:17 PM PST
WABC-TV proudly presents a special about the legendary Intrepid and her return to her newly refurbished home on Manhattan's West Side. Viewers will get a behind-the-scenes look at all the challenges involved in moving this massive ship, plus a glimpse into why she is the 5th most popular largest tourist site in New York!

Through actual WWII footage and compelling stories from former crewmembers, the ship's remarkable history comes alive.

You can watch this special half hour coming up at 7:30 p.m. on November 22nd, 2008 on WABC-TV

Read the information below to learn more about the Intrepid, and to connect to the musuem for more on how to visit and upcoming events.

Intrepid Resources:
Web Site:
Intrepid Air and Space Museum

West side of Manhattan on Pier 86, 12th Ave. & W 46th Street.

Hours of Operation:
October 1st through March 31st
(Closed Mondays)
Tuesday - Sunday 10AM-5PM
April 1st through September 30th
Monday-Friday 10AM-5PM
Saturday, Sunday & Holidays 10AM-6PM
Closed Christmas Day & Thanksgiving Day
Last ticket sold one hour prior to closing

"My Ship!" The U.S.S. Intrepid by author Raymond T. Stone Publisher: G.P. Books / 2003

"Intrepid" by authors Bill White and Robert Gandt Publisher: Broadway Books / 2008

The History Channel: Mega Movers Intrepid on the Move
DVD documentary

A&E Network --

30 Days, 30 Heroes
In conjunction with the re-opening ceremonies for the Intrepid, 30 Hometown Heros were announced right here on Each hero selected was honored with a profile of their store, an Intrepid goodie bag, and invitation to take part in the Intrepid ribbon cutting ceremony that happened on Veteran's Day, November 11th.

You can read about each of our Hometown Heros by clicking here!


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