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Cradle of Aviation Museum

1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
+1 516-572-4111
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The History of Long Island comes alive

This is a superb location for lovers of aviation, which brought wealth and energy to Long Island in... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
New Hyde Park, New York
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It's my first time on this place and definitely it won be the las one. This it's a amazing place... read more

Reviewed 22 March 2016
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1 Davis Ave, Garden City, NY 11530-6743
+1 516-572-4111
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

This is a superb location for lovers of aviation, which brought wealth and energy to Long Island in the post World War II period. There are wonderful attractions for those who are enamored of planes!

Thank Bellamia1987
Reviewed 22 March 2016

It's my first time on this place and definitely it won be the las one. This it's a amazing place, very beautiful and full of history, if you like airplanes, history and a very friendly staff I'll recommend you to stop and visit this place.

Thank Manny S
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is a local gem. The Cradle is a great inexpensive place to bring children to teach them about aviation. Very few communities are blessed with having a museum in town with such amazing artifacts. Yes the United States Air Force...More

1  Thank bobfly123
Reviewed 16 March 2016

The Cradle of Aviation is one of the finest museums of aviation history anywhere. There are original and replica pieces and airplanes that are amazing and an Apollo capsule. Long Island is truly the Cradle of Aviation for many reasons. I loved going here.

1  Thank Jackie F
Reviewed 15 March 2016

easily accessible. Adequate parking. Lots to do in the area. I first visited the Cradle of Aviation and everyone had a great time. very well laid out facility. Spent almost 2 hours viewing the exhibits. Really a wonderful place to visit as an adult and...More

1  Thank GARY W
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Needs a rehab- children's are is dirty and falling apart. The planetarium is fabulous . Go for that alone- food isn't bad for cafeteria food. I wont be back anytime soon

Thank princesslollipop
Reviewed 4 March 2016

This place is a great place for young and old. Its great to educate and share history with your children. I recommend it highly

1  Thank ArubaTraveler_8
Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

The cradle of aviation museum has planes that run the gamut from the first days of aviation to space ships! Food court needs some improvement but the facility is terrific

1  Thank danfriedmanmd
Reviewed 23 February 2016

terrific displays, really interesting historic information on aviation and space flight and flyers. so easy to access by car. was very surprised because I didn't expect the size and scope - highly recommend for a great afternoon for young and old

1  Thank geeLongIsland_NY
Reviewed 22 February 2016

If your an Aviation buff, its a nice place to visit, some of the greats are mentioned here like Linbergh, Earhart and LT. CMDR. Tom Hagan, Commanding Officer of Attack Squadron 75 (VA-75), his flight suit hags in the museum and I had the pleasure...More

Thank Ralph B
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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.
10 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
8 November 2016|
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Response from larrycowden |
Yes it is. There is an elevator and a ramp to 2nd floor.