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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

From Small Steps, to Giant Leaps - How the Apollo 11 Moon Landing has Influenced Space Travel

Thursday, June 6, 2019
9:00 am12:00 pm
From Small Steps, to Giant Leaps - How the Apollo 11 Moon Landing has Influenced Space Travel

CTLE Professional Development

Upon completion, participating teachers will receive 3 CTLE hours for the workshop.

*Due to space limitations, the workshop is only offered to classroom teachers and district chairs.

Discover how the Apollo 11 moon landing affected space travel and continues to shape the way we explore our universe today. Upon arrival, educators will view the movie, Apollo 11 First Steps in our Dome Theater and then Cradle of Aviation staff will lead them through activities and discussions about space exploration.

$20 per person
Recommended for Educators who teach grades 4th-9th
All lessons comply with State and National Standards


Reserve Now!


Reserve your spot online or call Reservations at 516-572-4066, Monday through Friday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.