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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

Egg Drop Competition

Thursday, March 5, 2020
10:00 am3:30 pm

For Elementary & Middle School students.

"One small step for man.." To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11, this year students in grades K-8th will have the chance to become space engineers. Students will create a device to protect their Egg Astronaut at school and bring it into the museum. The "egg-cited" engineers will then launch their “astronauts” off the balcony and hope their device protects them from splatting on the museum floor! The day will include the egg drop celebration. Enhance your day by adding on a Dome Theater show, space class, lunch and museum time!

Reservations are required before February 25th, 2019

Free with museum admission.

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