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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

KidWind Competition

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:00 am1:30 pm

For Middle School & High School Students,

Our Earth needs us! The overuse of fossil fuels has put our planet in an environmental crisis. Students today need to learn about renewable energies and their benefits to our environment. The KidWind Challenge encourages students to learn about wind energy, how it works, and how it can be used to help to make the world less dependent on fossil fuels for the production of electricity. Students will work in teams to build efficient working wind turbines and bring them to the museum to compete for awards.

Pre-registration is required before October 16th, 2019.

Free with museum admission.

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