Cradle of Aviation Museum, Garden City

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  • 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 ...  more »
  • They have different "special" events and displays, along with the staple vintage planes and other aeronautics.  more »
  • We went there for a family outing today and we were surprised to find this wonderful gem. Although this museum appear small at first, it is not, There is a lot to see, aircraft exhibits, space exhibit...  more »
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  • Great museum to visit on a rainy day. My girlfriend and I visited and we were interested in all the exhibits. Museum is set up nicely and is for kids and adults. The show in the planetarium was also very cool. Great experience and recommended. We spent about 2.5 hrs there. Could have easily spent more time.
  • I've been to a few aviation museums around the country and this one can compete with some of the larger ones. Even if your kids aren't that interested in airplanes they'll still have fun there. Lots of cool displays and cockpits to sit in. The arcade is one thing alone I'd go back for, being that it is all vintage arcade games and old video game consoles. It takes me back to the 80s.
  • Really nice museum to visit on a rainy day. I have been taking my kids here for years and they love it and so do I . It is set up nicely and great way to learn about planes and space craft, in total you can spend about 2 hours. The also have a place to eat it you want !
  • 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.
  • Really cool place. Good for all age groups. Even for people with little fascination in planes, this place is awesome. Really interesting and fun to look around. Also has a gift shop which is a little pricey but cool for a souvenir.

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