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Nunley's Historic Carousel

41 horses and a lion await you on this legendary, over 100 year old, beautifully restored carousel.

Historic Nunley's Carousel

Nunley's Carousel is located in its own building adjacent to the Cradle of Aviation Museum on Museum Row. 

Admission is $2.00 per rider and everyone on the carousel is required to have a ticket!

Nunley’s Carousel was created in 1912 by the Stein and Goldstein Artistic Carousell Co. of Brooklyn New York. The carousel was installed on the Brooklyn waterfront in Canarsie’s Golden City Park where it was known as “Murphy’s” carousel and operated for 26 years. in the Spring of 1940, it reopened as Nunley's Carousel in Baldwin NY. Nunley’s closed in 1995 and was purchased by Nassau County. Re-opened in its new home on Museum Row in 2009, the carousel has been painstakingly restored to its former glory.

Murphy's Carousel became Nunley's Carousel

Drones for Good Competition

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
8:00 am1:30 pm

For Middle School students.

From hurricane relief to photography, drones are paving the way in aviation technology. Middle school students will explore the future of aerospace technology, learn the basic principles of coding, and understand the fundamentals of flight by constructing their own drones for the Museum’s newest competition – “Drones for Good.” Drones for Good requires students, in teams of up to 5, to use the Flybrix model kit to successfully build a drone capable of flight. Students will bring their drones to the Museum on competition day to test out their knowledge and skills.

Pre-Registration is required before March 13th 2019

Free with museum admission.

Please call Reservations at 516-572-4066, Monday through Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.