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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This year marks ESAM's 30th Anniversary!
A special thank you to everyone who stopped by to help us celebrate!
Ready for some spooks, tricks, or treats? Then come to ESAM's annual "Haunted Hangar" on Saturday, October 25th from 4 p.m. - 8 p.m. The event will feature scary tours of the airpark, scary airplane stories, crafts for small children, and snacks! Dress up in a costume if you like! It will take place at ESAM and admission is $5.
Our pancake breakfasts are on the third Saturday of the month from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. in our Community Room. The next is Saturday, November 15.
Kids (under 12): $4 and Adults (12 and over): $7.
Stop by for a tasty breakfast!
CLICK HERE to view our latest oral history in our interview series, Larry McArthur, who is the editor of the AeroNotes Newsletter. Larry was a U.S. Navy pilot and spoke about his experiences taking off and landing on aircraft carriers.
Also, check out the interview with Eugene Wright who worked for General Electric at the Malta, NY Rocket Test Station and then form Wright-Malta Corp., which continued work at the site. CLICK HERE to view the interview.
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.