February Break 2020
All the great things going on at the Cradle from Saturday, February 15th through Sunday, February 23rd!
Scroll down for the daily schedule!
Exhibits, Planetarium Shows, Dome Theater Movies and Guided Tours!
As we continue to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo missions, it's a great time to come in and check out the largest collection of Apollo artifacts on display anywhere including an actual Lunar Module!
Our immersive planetarium and full-dome theater is one of the largest and most powerful virtual reality experiences in the world! Separate admission required. Scroll down for daily schedule and show descriptions.
One of our docents will guide you through the galleries giving you a close and personal look at Long Island's aerospace journey. Saturdays & Sundays, 12:00-4:00 pm, sign-up in atrium upon arrival. Free with Museum Admission.
Engineering Week Family Activities and Two Great Nights Out!
The Cradle of Aviation invites all kids and their grown-ups to celebrate National Engineering Week at the Museum with the family engineering station: Clothespins, Clips, and Craft Sticks. You will learn about the Engineering Design process as you try to tackle design challenges or create your own structures. Then push your structures to the limits by testing them. Will you be a master builder or will your structures crack under pressure? Free with Museum Admission.
Presented by the Cradle of Aviation Museum and Adelphi University, join us for an evening of live music paired with scientifically accurate out of this world visuals in the Jet Blue Sky Theater Planetarium! Students from Adelphi University will play a mix of originals, covers and improvised pieces to eight original movies highlighting the beauty of the universe and humanity’s desire to explore it. Thursday, February 20, 6:00-8:00 pm
Relive the glory days of the 1980s while playing classic arcade games like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong and singing your hearts out to '80s karaoke music. No need to bring quarters as games are all set to free play, but please do bring the big hair, acid-washed jeans, shoulder pads, and Members-Only jackets. Play Games on Over 30 Classic Consoles and Over 30 Arcade Machines, 80s Karaoke & Cosplay Contest, Raffles, Cash Bar! Saturday, February 23, 7:00-11:00 pm. Ticketed event.
Back by popular demand for a limited engagement!
Learn the History, Play the Games - Over 50 playable classic arcade games.
The Arcade Age explores the short history of video arcade games through exhibits and gameplay, just as they were intended to be experienced - in an arcade!
Fun & Educational Scout Camp!
Scouts enrolled will complete camp with the Aviation, Energy, Space Exploration and Robotics Merit Badges. Tues-Thurs, February 18-20, 9:30-2:30 PM.
Museum and Show Combo: Adult $21, Child/Senior* $19
Combo includes the museum and a single Planetarium or Dome Theater show.
Museum: Adult $15, Child/Senior* $14
Museum includes aviation museum galleries and Junior Jet Club
Planetarium & Dome Theater Shows: Adult $10, Child/Senior* $9
*Children ages 2-12, Senior Citizens 62+, Military Personnel, Volunteer Firemen & Non-Ambulatory Visitors
Other Options: Junior Jet Club $2.50, Nunley's Carousel $2
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd., Garden City, NY 11530
Questions? Call Reservations (Mon-Fri, 10-4) at 516-572-4066
or use the Contact Form Here!