On July 20, 1969, 600 million people around the world watched the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. On July 20, 2019, millions of people will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of what is considered the greatest human and technological achievement of our time. Where will you be to celebrate and memorialize such a special event? The Cradle is the only place to be! The Cradle of Aviation is home to the largest collection of Apollo artifacts on display, the Lunar Module 13, the Lunar Module Simulator, and museum docents who were part of Long Island’s Grumman crew of 9,000 who worked on the Lunar Module program that took and safely returned 12 men to the moon. And the Cradle of Aviation Museum is celebrating big! Celebrate the accomplishment, pride, optimism, and unity that is Apollo! The day will include Shuttle Astronaut Encounters; Be Part of a Community Countdown to Moon Landing; Watch the Apollo 11 First Steps Giant Screen Documentary FREE – Showing All Day; Participate in Virtual Reality Experiences; Launch a Model Rocket; Use Solar Telescopes; Take Fun Photos in a Recreated 1969 Living Room, and so much more to be announced.
Address: Charles Lindbergh Blvd.
Garden City, NY 11530
About Cradle of Aviation Museum
Standard hours: 9:30-5:00
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): Yes
Family bathroom: No
Long Island's air and space museum, Cradle of Aviation Museum is dedicated to preserving Long Island's rich aerospace heritage of discovery and to inspiring future generations through science and technology.
Nearest public transportation stop:
Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Upcoming Events at Cradle of Aviation Museum: