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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

Apollo at 50 Anniversary Dinner

Thursday, June 6, 2019
6:00 pm
Apollo at 50 Anniversary Dinner

Celebrate Long Island’s Role in the Success of the Apollo Program

On July 20, 1969, 600 million people around the world jointly watched Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin take their first steps on the moon. It was the greatest human and technological achievement of our time. And the spaceship that put man on the moon was built by Long Islanders. From 1961 to 1972, Long Island’s Grumman Engineers, designed, assembled and tested the Grumman Lunar Module that in total successfully landed 12 men on the moon.

"Nobody at Grumman who worked on the LM will ever forget it… we all knew that we were part of a majestic endeavor, that we were making history happen."
- Thomas J. Kelly (Father of the Lunar Module).

Fifty years later, we are joining together again to celebrate, acknowledge and reflect on this historic event and the role that Long Islanders played in the success of the program and the universal feelings of pride, accomplishment, hope, and optimism that the moon landing generated around the world.

Join us for this once in a lifetime experience.

> Cocktails in the Galleries
> Elegant Dinner and Program
> Apollo Astronaut Tribute
> Space Memorabilia Auction
> Scheduled Guests:
- Walt Cunningham, Apollo 7
- Rusty Schweickart, Apollo 9
- Fred Haise, Apollo 13
- Charlie Duke, Apollo 16
- Harrison Schmitt, Apollo 17
- Gerry Griffin, Apollo Flight Director
- Milt Windler, Apollo Flight Director

Plus other invited Astronauts and Flight Directors

Tickets: $275 per person

Please call Reservations at 516-572-4066 (Monday-Friday, 10:00 am-4:00 pm) for tickets.

Discounted tickets available for Grumman Retirees and Museum Members.

Proceeds to Benefit Museum Education and Preservation Programs.