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.

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Events and Information

ESAM is hosting the Lawrence Theirs Memorial Pistons and Props Fly-In and Car Show on Saturday, May 9th from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Check out their "fly"er HERE

Trip to the New England Air Museum (NEAM)
Thursday, May 7th - Bus leaves ESAM at 7:30 a.m.
Located in Windsor Locks, CT - $10 admission to NEAM and $25 for the bus ride.
Contact Gary Gershon at (518) 421-3334 for more information.
*You do not need to be an ESAM member*

Our next Pancake Breakfast is Saturday, May 16 from 8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Stop by for a tasty breakfast!

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.


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