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LIRR Escorted Tour: Nassau County Museums

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25 days left (07/22/22)

Visit Garden City’s Museum Row, a one-stop destination for some of Long Island’s greatest museums. While there, you’ll learn about Long Island’s part in the history of flight as you explore The Cradle of Aviation Museum, located on land that was once part of Mitchel Air Force Base. The museum’s eight galleries chronicle over 100 years of aerospace history! Next, stop by the Nassau County Firefighter’s Museum, a 10,000 square foot interactive facility where you can experience and trace the history of firefighting in Nassau County. You’ll find both historic and contemporary firematic memorabilia and equipment.

The MTA Deal

$63.00 per person ($55.75 for children 5-11). This escorted tour package includes discounted round-trip rail and bus transportation, admission to The Cradle of Aviation Museum, admission to the Nassau County Firefighter’s Museum, and a stop at the village of Farmingdale for shopping and dining on Friday, July 22, 2022.

Important Information

Tickets may be purchased at Gray, Green or Blue Ticket Machines (through July 22) and ticket windows at LIRR stations. Select "MTA Away Deals," then, "Escorted Tours," then the tour. Multiple tickets/vouchers will print. Be sure to take all items dispensed and board the rear train car. This tour has limited space availability.

Get Going

Train Schedule - Friday, July 22
Penn Station: departs @ 9:42 AM; returns @ 7:56 PM
Woodside: departs @ 9:53 AM; returns @ 7:46 PM
Atlantic Terminal*
: departs @ 9:42 AM; returns @ 8:00 PM
Jamaica: departs @ 10:05 AM; returns @ 7:34 PM
Mineola: departs @ 10:49 AM
Farmingdale: returns @ 7:00 PM

* transfer at Jamaica
Please board the rear cars in the morning.



Bus will meet you in Mineola to bring you to each museum

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