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Cradle of Aviation Museum

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Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City,NY11530United States
(516) 572-4066 www.cradleofaviation.org

Preserving Long Island’s rich aerospace heritage of discovery and inspiring future generations through science and technology.

Long Island’s Air and Space Museum. Over 75 air and space craft in 8 exhibit galleries, chronicling 100 years of aviation from hot air balloons to an actual lunar module. Planetarium shows daily in the Jet Blue Sky Theater Planetarium, or enjoy a film in the Leroy R. and Rose W. Grumman, National Geographic Dome Theater. Take a spin on the Historic Nunley’s Carousel. Located on Museum Row in Nassau County Long Island, NY, we are easily accessible via major roads and parking is always free.

A great museum for children and adults alike. A children’s museum, science museum and history museum all rolled into one. Dedicated to preserving the past and inspiring future generations through science and technology.

Cradle of Aviation Museum Garden City NY

July 2019

The Search for Captain Musick & the Samoan Clipper

July 18 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Cradle of Aviation Museum, Charles Lindbergh Blvd
Garden City,NY11530United States
The Search for Captain Musick & the Samoan Clipper

Broadcasting Live from The Nautilus Working with the Air Sea Heritage Foundation, the objective of this expedition is to locate, identify, and document the wreckage of Samoan Clipper, a Pan American Airways Sikorsky S-42B flying boat lost off the northwest coast of Tutuila, American Samoa in January 1938. If successful, the resulting survey will characterize an archaeological site with major significance to aviation history, determine the final resting place of pioneering Captain Edwin C. Musick and his 6-man crew, plus investigate…

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