The Empire State Aerosciences Museum ESAM, 250 Rudy Chase Drive, Glenville, NY 12302, has reopened to the public on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 am - 4 pm.
ESAM has reopened its doors to the public, after a 4 month closure in an effort to mitigate the spread of Covid-19. In step with guidelines from the New York State Department of Health and the Center for Disease Control, ESAM has developed a plan to ensure the health and safety of visitors and staff.
The Empire State Aerosciences Museum is a one-of-a-kind cultural resource located at the Schenectady County Airport in the Town of Glenville, 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 and an airpark with over 20 aircraft! Exhibits include the enemy aircraft in the film Top Gun, a 13th scale model of the Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi built for the film Tora, Tora, Tora and a mockup of Amelia Earhart's Lockheed 10, used in the TV movie The Final Flight starring Diane Keaton.
Fly-In if you would like. Pilots: Tower Frequency 121.3 Ground 121.9. Land at Schenectady County Airport and taxi to Richmor Aviation North. Tell them you are going to ESAM. - Submitted by Donna Esposito