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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

Family Science Night: Spooky Science

Friday, October 25, 2019
5:00 pm8:00 pm
Family Science Night: Spooky Science

The Cradle of Aviation Museum's new seasonally-themed Family Science Nights kicks off with Spooky Science on October 25th! There will be hands-on fun for the whole family.

Explore a witch’s cauldron, the colors of fall through chemistry, join us in our Trick or Treat planetarium, and create your own Frankenstein monster. Costumes are encouraged! Don’t have a costume? There will be face painting and mask making!

All activities included with admission. It will be a fun night of science tricks and treats!

$8.00 per person, $5 for Museum Members.


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