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Cradle of Aviation Museum

1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
+1 516-572-4111
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Well laid out

Do you want to find out the beginnings of flight? This is the place. Takes you through the early... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
North Bellmore, New York
All Gone Now, But not forgotten

Great look at the Aviation history on Long Island, Grumman, Sperry and Republic. All now gone, but... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New Hyde Park, New York
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1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
+1 516-572-4111
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Do you want to find out the beginnings of flight? This is the place. Takes you through the early days of flight through today's space travel. There are many hands on exhibits along the way for kids to enjoy (adults too). The fact that many...More

Thank Stuart_Abbott
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great look at the Aviation history on Long Island, Grumman, Sperry and Republic. All now gone, but shows the work done on LI to Win WW II,

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a hidden gem. If you are interested in aviation, then this is the place for you. Plan to spend a lot of time here. There's lot's to see. some of the displays are interactive. I would not recommend this for little children....More

Thank fishingforbass
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to learn about Long Island aviation history. IMAX theater features interesting movies. As a teacher, I have taken many a classes here . They have wonderful programs for children. The docents are knowledgeable, friendly and passionate about the exhibits. Have family visiting? Take...More

Thank donnahjenn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun for kids and adults alike. Great displays and relics from the past. Wonderful for aviation buffs.

Thank tripdoc18
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I recently visited on a hot humid day to escape the heat. The museum is loaded with wonderful artifacts capturing the history of aviation on Long Island from the earliest days of flight to the moon landings and beyond. The problem is...More

Thank FredRuth99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went on a rainy day and they did give us info regarding the solar eclipse, which was interesting. The rest was a little boring and pricey for what it was.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love. This place. And so will you. There is so much history. Here from lindbergh's flight through the military use during world war 2 and the use of the field for other. Purposes. The aircraft. Are top notch as well the exhibits. Anyone who loves...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

From a one year old to a 101 this should interest everyone. The exhibits are exciting, but the best thing was talking with the guides(retired Grumman workers)who actually built the landing module. 50 years later they're still bursting with pride.

Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is a true gem. it will rock your world to learn so much about Aviation happened right here on Long Island. So much about the space program and space flight is learned at this beautiful museum. We spend 3 hours here and could have...More

Thank Lawrence M
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21 August 2017|
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Response from Lisa S | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $9.00 to get in and $8.00 for seniors. I don't know about students or a person with disabilities. Sorry.
11 January 2017|
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Response from Bdengle | Reviewed this property |
It depends on you. You can walk through in less than one hour. But you can choose to do some of the many interactive exhibits, or/and read the signage, and talk to docents who are happy to share their experiences and... More
9 November 2016|
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Response from larrycowden |
Yes it is. There is an elevator and a ramp to 2nd floor.