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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

Avengers Night at the Cradle

Saturday, December 28, 2019, 3-8 pm or 6-11 pm - Great Holiday Gift Idea!
Avengers Night at the Cradle

Cradle-Con Presents

Avengers Night at the Cradle!

Hosted by the NY Avengers
Saturday, December 28, 2019

Come watch Avengers Endgame in our dome theater* and geek-out with the NY Avengers! From 6-8 pm meet and take pictures with your favorite Avenger, meet our very own Super Hero: Captain Cradle and get a signed print of new artwork by artist James Avila. Come in costume for a quick cosplay contest and a chance to win free tickets** to Cradle-Con!

There will be two showings with Cosplay/Artist Meet & Greet in between:
Early 3:00-8:00 pm (3:00-6:00 Movie, 6:00-8:00 Meet & Greet) BUY TICKETS
Late 6:00-11:00 pm (6:00-8:00 Meet & Greet, 8:00-11:00 Movie) BUY TICKETS

Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door if available. Seating is limited!

  • Avengers End Game at 3:00 pm or 8:00 pm
  • Meet & Greet with the NY Avengers 6:00-8:00 pm
  • Meet Captain Cradle - Cradle-Con’s very own Super Hero
  • Get a Free signed print of Captain Cradle and Meet Artist James Avila
  • Cosplay Contest for both Shows - Winners receive free tickets to Cradle-Con!


About Cradle-Con - May 30-31, 2020
Cradle-Con was founded in 2018 to raise funds for the Cradle of Aviation Museum's education and preservation programs. Cradle-Con is a celebration of all things comic book culture. It is a new opportunity for readers to meet and greet local comic book creators, for collectors on the hunt for rare and elusive comic books and toys, and for cosplayers to show off some of their best work. This is a spectacular new, more intimate experience for fans of all ages to gather, socialize, and be passionate about what they love. Visit http://www.cradlecon.com/ for more info.

About The NY Avengers
The Avengers of New York is a non profit organization created by a group of Marvel inspired cosplayers for charity events and hospital visits. Find them on Instagram @nyavengers

*Movie shown in regular format.
**Children 12 and under, cosplay winners will get a Cradle-Con Sunday ticket, over 12 will get a Saturday Ticket. Cradle-Con is May 30-31, 2020.