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 Moon Fest

Saturday, July 20, 2019
9:30 am5:00 pm
Apollo Moon Fest

On July 20, 1969, 600 million people around the world watched the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. On July 20, 2019, millions of people will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of what is considered the greatest human and technological achievement of our time. Where will you be to celebrate and memorialize such a special event? The Cradle is the only place to be! The Cradle of Aviation is home to the largest collection of Apollo artifacts on display, the Lunar Module 13, the Lunar Module Simulator, and museum docents who were part of Long Island’s Grumman crew of 9,000 who worked on the Lunar Module program that took and safely returned 12 men to the moon. And we are celebrating big! Join Us and celebrate the accomplishment, pride, optimism, and unity that is Apollo!

Tickets: $20 for adults and $15 for children (2-12)

> Shuttle Astronaut Encounters
> Be Part of a Community Countdown to Moon Landing
> Watch the Apollo 11 First Steps Giant Screen Documentary FREE – Showing All Day
> Participate in Virtual Reality Experiences
> Launch a Model Rocket
> Use Solar Telescopes
> Take Fun Photos in a Recreated 1969 Living Room
> And so much more to be announced

Reserve your spot and buy your ticket today!