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Cradle of Aviation Museum

1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
+1 516-572-4111
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Fun, entertaining and educational

I have visited a number of times and attended organizational training functions there as well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
LongIslandPhilGinny
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North Bellmore, New York
Visit with Grandpa

I took my 13 year old son with my 91 year old father. They both had a great time - there's so... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Alison P
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Los Angeles, California
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1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
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+1 516-572-4111
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have visited a number of times and attended organizational training functions there as well. Fascinated by the exhibits and presentations every time. Amazing displays and information for people of all ages!

Thank LongIslandPhilGinny
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my 13 year old son with my 91 year old father. They both had a great time - there's so much to see and do and the shows are great too. Everyone was so helpful. If you want to know about LI history...More

Thank Alison P
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Reviewed 24 April 2018

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is a fun interactive museum. It has hands on exhibits. The Long Island Mitchell Field history comes alive here. There is a cafe restaurant.

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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visited the Cradle of Aviation Museum. Was very pleased with not only the planes and related items, but all the information on Long Island companies and airfields. Spent 4 hours and will return for at least 4 to 6 more hours. Well worth visiting.

1  Thank Chipperhigh2
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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Stopped in with my friend and his 2 young sons. alot of history here and long island was the main focal point. Many long Islanders worked at GRUMMAN Corp so there was an extra feeling of pride. A Very spacey/open museum which had several venues...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Great fun for the whole family. Fun to do in the summer or winter. Kids learned so much walking thru the museum

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

This is a must see for anyone who loves aviation. Spacious, well done, great location and good parking. Make the time to go to this.

Thank dfuller
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

The museum covers aviation from it's early start up to space exploration. There is a lot here because Long Island was the home of Grumman and Republic as well as a lot of other manufacturing co in the business. They have contributed a lot to...More

Thank Sherry F
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Living on Long Island, our big historical accomplishments are ascribed to being Teddy Roosevelt's home and the birthplace of the American intelligence movement. The Cradle of Aviation Museum gives a whole other level of appreciation for Long Island's contributions to both aviation and history. The...More

1  Thank Lou L
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Reviewed 2 February 2018

The Cradle of Aviation is a landmark and a great place to visit for all ages! The exhibits show the history of aviation on Long Island from Belmont thru Roosevelt Field on to Gruman. There are plenty of interactive exhibits for the kids, and any...More

1  Thank blond1124
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Matthew F
27 December 2017|
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Response from J00Jee | Reviewed this property |
They still do. Just Google Cradle of Aviation movies. You'll see Last Jedi on IMAX.
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lbloveslife64
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.
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indhealthinsure
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
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