Naval Aviation Centennial 1911 - 2011
What's Happening Now (or soon)
Civil War Naval Exhibit
The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum will be featuring a spring and summer long exhibition of Civil War Naval artifacts, including firearms, personal equipment and uniforms, along with telling the story of New York State’s part in the creation of the U.S.Navy. The exhibit will run from March 6 through September 7, 2015.
During the five years of the Civil War, the United States Navy grew from a fledgling organization into one of the most advanced navies in the world. New York State played a major role in the creation of that powerful fleet.
Museum HoursSummer Hours - May 1 - October 31
Monday - Saturday • 9 am to 5 pm
Sundays • 10 am to 5 pm
Winter Hours - November 1 - April 30
Monday - Saturday • 10 am to 4 pm
Sundays • 10 am to 4 pm
Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve,
Christmas Day and New Year's Day
AddressGlenn H. Curtiss Museum
8419 State Route 54
Hammondsport, NY 14840
ContactsGeneral Information Line
E-mail: e-mail contact form
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Statement | Statement of Purpose
Finger Lakes of Western New York ~ Hammondsport, NY
Incorporated in 1961, the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum (located within the Finger Lakes of Western New York) is dedicated to bringing before the public the accomplishments of early motorcycle manufacturer and aviation pioneer Glenn Hammond Curtiss. Located on State Route 54 in Hammondsport, NY, the museum houses a priceless collection of historic aircraft, motorcycles, and other artifacts of Curtiss origin. The museum also exhibits items of local (Finger Lake) historical significance including boats, winemaking equipment, firearms, house-wares, tools, toys, and 19th century fire fighting equipment. In addition to seeing the Hammondsport museum displays and exhibits, Hammondsport visitors are welcome to visit the Restoration Shop, talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them as they work on the restoration of historic aircraft.