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Cradle of Aviation Museum

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1 Davis Ave
Garden City
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Located on Mitchel field, a former military airfield founded in 1917. the museum interprets the history of aviation and spaceflight as it relates to Long Island, NY, people, places, events and corporations. To this end it has assembled a collection of 65 aircraft and spacecraft, most of them locally produced. It's World War One Gallery houses several original and reproduction aircraft as well as numerous objects.

"Pershing" Donors

$5 Million +

Founding Sponsor
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The Lilly Endowment