Long Island's Air and Space Museum
Preserving Long Island's rich aerospace heritage of discovery and inspiring future generations through science and technology.
Over 75 air and space craft in 8 galleries chronicling 100 years of aerospace adventure.
This state-of-the-art, all-digital system will take you on journeys you’ve only imagined.
The 70mm film format is 10 times the size of conventional film and the highest quality in the world.
From the Arcade to the Living Room: A Video Game Retrospective, 1972-1999
Interactive play area for young aviators up to 6 years of age can build and explore.
The beautifully restored, historic, 100 year old carousel is located adjacent to the museum.
Upcoming Events & Expos
News Articles and Press Releases
On Monday, March 13th, the Cradle of Aviation hosted its 6th annual "Salute to Women in STEM" event. This year the museum honored an extraordinary panel of women including Bonnie Tiburzi Caputo, the first female commercial pilot; Chelsea Engberg, CEO of Aviatrix and aerobatic pilot; and LT Natalie Schibell, MSC, USN. Mediating the event was News 12 Long Island, Anchor Carol Silva.
On Saturday, January 14th, the Cradle of Aviation Museum hosted its first in a series of Drone events with students from the Vaughn College U.A.V. Club.
Biotech Day, November 8, 2016, is being hosted in conjunction with Northwell Health and aims to provide Long Island educators with biotechnology content for their students.
Open Tuesday-Sunday, 9:30-5:00
Open Mondays that fall on Holidays and School Breaks
Museum includes aviation museum galleries and Junior Jet Club
Planetarium & Dome Theater Shows
Museum and Show Combo
Combo includes the museum and a single Planetarium or Dome Theater show.
*Children ages 2-12, Senior Citizens 62+, Military Personnel, Volunteer Firemen & Non-Ambulatory Visitors
Junior Jet Club $2.50
Nunley's Carousel $2