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

KidWind Professional Development

Thursday, September 19, 2019
9:00 am12:00 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum
KidWind Professional Development

A comprehensive professional development day for teachers who are interested in having their middle or high school level students participate in the KidWind Challenge. The day will include instruction on building a wind turbine, along with curriculum materials on renewable energy and why students should be thinking of alternative energy sources. Pre Registration is required.