Instead of being in a historic building or a modern architectural feature, it’s aboard a legendary aircraft carrier that was in World War II, the Vietnam War and was used for space mission recovery!
While it’s always cool to visit, they have some great events in the calendar — one of them being their free summer movie nights atop the aircraft carrier’s massive flight deck with awesome views of the Hudson and skyline.
To celebrate the ship’s 80th anniversary of commissioning the series will feature ship-themed films.
Friday, May 26 is the first night, when you’ll be able to watch Top Gun right under the stars.
Here’s the schedule for the rest of the summer:
Friday, May 26: Top Gun
Friday, June 30: Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl
Friday, July 28: Crimson Tide
Friday, August 25: Top Gun: Maverick
You’re welcome to bring your own food and (non-alcoholic) drinks, plus light concessions will be sold on site.
Doors open at 5 p.m. for the museum’s Free Friday series, which allows guests to visit the ship for free, and last entry is at 8:30 p.m.
Movies themselves begin at sunset and seating is first-come, first-served. Guests can bring bring lawn chairs, picnic baskets and blankets to sit on. Find out more on the Intrepid website here.