Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

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Entrance to the museum in 2013
Curtiss JN-4 "Jenny" biplane in the museum

The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum is an educational and cultural institution that collects, preserves, and interprets transportation artifacts and regional history, with a general focus on the life, legacy, innovations, and accomplishments of aviation pioneer Glenn Hammond Curtiss. This 60,000 square foot facility in the heart of the Finger Lakes region of Upstate NY is home to a priceless collection of aircraft, vintage motorcycles, automobiles, aircraft engines, and much more.

The museum contains over a dozen aircraft, including AEA June Bug (flying reproduction), Curtiss Model D (flying reproduction), Curtiss Model E, "America" flying boat, JN-4D Jenny, Curtiss Model MF "Seagull", Curtiss Oriole, Curtiss Robin, C-46 Commando, three Mercury Aircraft, a 2/3 scale Curtiss P-40 Warhawk reproduction, and Curtiss-Wright Junior. The museum also features a 75-seat theater, large open area for special events and a museum store. In addition to seeing the museum displays and exhibits, visitors are welcome to visit the Restoration Shop, talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them work on historic aircraft.


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Coordinates: 42°23′54.76″N 77°13′58.52″W / 42.3985444°N 77.2329222°W / 42.3985444; -77.2329222