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We Bring the Museum to Your Screen!

Now more than ever we need your help! Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to make sure the museum can continue to bring you it’s collection and STEM education during this time.

Online Educational Services

The Cradle of Aviation Museum continues its primary mission to collect, preserve and interpret the Long Island’s rich aerospace heritage of discovery and inspire future generations through science and technology. The Museum is committed to extending its services and staying connected to the community via online channels sharing helpful, fun, and inspirational content and programming.

More Resources

BE INSPIRED with evening lectures as we replay via Facebook Watch Parties some of our favorite encounters with astronauts, pilots, authors, and STEM leaders including the Apollo 50th Anniversary Dinner Panel featuring five Apollo Astronauts and two Mission Control directors (Thursday, March 26th at 8pm) presentation and an intimate look at life and art of Apollo Astronaut Alan Bean with Leslie Bean and Shuttle Astronaut and Bestselling Author Mike Massimino (Tuesday, March 24th at 8 pm.

PERUSE thousands of inspirational photos of the heroes of air and space in our NY Heritage Digital Collection including rarely seen photos of Amelia Earhart, Charles Lindbergh, the F-14 and Lunar Module.

WATCH our playlists on our YouTube channel including recommended picks from our curator, Josh Stoff, as well as inspirational interviews with astronauts who recently visited the museum.

FOLLOW US on social media as we continue to highlight inspirational stories of triumph over tragedy and celebrate teamwork in overcoming odds as well as recommended helpful resources on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest.