Soar Through History!

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.

*For mobile device users, there are links at the bottom of each page that navigate to the entire site*

Events and Information

"Spring Break at the Empire State Aerosciences Museum"
Wednesday 4/8 - Friday 4/10
Enjoy our great exhibits, we'll have flight simulators, open up some of our historic aircraft for you to hop in, and feature a special presentation by a Naval Aviator on flight gear!
Admission is $5 for children, Adults are $8.
Call (518) 377-2191 Ext. 10 for more information.

Our next Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, April 18 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Stop by for a tasty breakfast!
Special Guest: Paul Perreault - Town of Malta Historian - He will speak on the GE Malta test site, located in Malta

CLICK HERE to view our latest oral history in our interview series, Fran Miner, who spoke about his experiences in World War II and about the founding and early years of ESAM.

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.


HomeHours & AdmissionDirectionsMuseum MapsToursPancake BreakfastsExhibits & Air Park Research LibraryAir Museum StoryBoard of TrusteesContact UsActivites & EducationBecome a Member!VolunteerCommemorative WalkPhotos & VideosAeronotes NewslettersLinks to Other SitesNew Nieuport Exhibit