Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City

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Experience over 75 air and space craft in 8 galleries. See a show in our all-digital JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium or take in a film in our National Geographic Dome Theater. You can even take a spin on Nunley's Historic Carousel while you're here.

Open Tuesday through Sunday, 9:30-5:00

Open Mondays that fall on holidays or school breaks

Parking is FREE!
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  • The Junior Jet Club is a great Place to take children ages 18 months to 5 years old. I first took my granddaughter here when she was 15 months old and kept coming again and again. Today‚Äôs visit, at 3,...  more »
  • I grew up on Long Island, never having been here until my 37th birthday when we were looking for something space themed to do with the kids on a blazing hot day. Wow!!! What a gem and I had no idea! S...  more »
  • Our second visit. Absolutely great, ascending visit. We have been lucky to go during a weekday and had on both our visits a volunteer guide who spent 15-20 minutes talking with us giving us a personal guided tour. Amazing collection. Worth the visit. Enjoyed very much the movie Dream Big.
  • Great place for all. Real airplanes and flying machines. And spacecraft. And an IMax theater is in the building. I enjoyed taking pictures of the planes. There are also demonstrations when I was there about a space capsule and the guide explained how important the parts are designed to be light it was very interesting.

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