The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is a one-of-a-kind cultural resource located at Schenectady County Airport in the Town of Glenville, NY, at the site of the former General Electric Flight Test Center. Dedicated to interpreting aviation, particularly as related to New York State, the Museum offers visitors a variety of enjoyable and educational experiences, including interpretive exhibits, a spectacular collection of restored aircraft, the state's largest aviation library, as well as education programs.
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Help Bring the Concorde to Glenville!
(See the CBS6News Report about the Concorde Project)
ESAM has the opportunity to acquire a half scale replica of the British Airways Supersonic Transport Concorde.
Once this arrives in Glenville it will be restored and displayed in front of the museum's main hangar.
Your help and support is greatly appreciated! GoFundMe
ESAM will be open extra days with special events during the Spring Break week, Tuesday April 3rd - Friday, April 6
- During the week guided tours will be conducted throughout each day, together with special activities.
-On Tuesday - Friday, each day from 11:00AM - 2:00PM, visitors will have the opportunity to use our flight simulators, which include simulated take-off, in-flight maneuvering, and landing.
-Wednesday, April 4th a retired Naval pilot will demonstrate flight gear and discuss aircraft carrier flight operations.
-Each day, visitors will also have the opportunity to hop aboard some of the museum's historic civilian and military aircraft.
-Rides in the very unique Simulated Reality Vehicle will also be available each day.
Our next Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, March 17 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $8 adults, $5 kids 12 and under
Stop by for a tasty breakfast!
See ESAM on the Fireball Run Adventurally Show!
Check out this great Daily Gazette article about ESAM Volunteer Gary Gershon teaching kids how to fly using our flight simulators! (Our flight simulators are available for special events)
CLICK HERE to listen to a podcast of ESAM's own Peter Russo on THE HISTORIANS with Bob Cudmore
ESAM participates in the Blue Star Museum Initiative, which offers free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Thank you for your service and we hope you stop by and see our great exhibits and aircraft at ESAM.