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American Airpower Museum

The American Airpower Museum is a non-profit educational institution with a focus on US military aviation history featuring vintage flying aircraft and exhibits. Republic Airport, 1230 New Highway, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Tel: 631-293-6398. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Arcade and Attica Railroad

278 Main St., Arcade, NY 14009. 585-492-3100. Students can visit the station and view exhibits, including antique railroad lanterns, switch locks, an old switch stand and 19th century photographs, then board a train for a ride through countryside and farmland virtually unchanged since the 1880s. Fee.

Catskill Mountain Railroad

5048 State Rte. 28, Phoenicia, NY 12464. 845-688-7400. Offers rides and programs on rail travel safety. Fee.

Cooperstown & Charlotte Valley Railroad

Rte. 166, 136 E. Main St., Milford, NY 13807. 607-432-2429. Enjoy the scenic wilderness of the upper Susquehanna River Valley. Fee.

U.S.S. Slater

141 Broadway (Broadway and Quay St.), Albany, NY 12202. 518-431-1943. The only destroyer escort remaining afloat in the U.S. Museum displays artifacts such as uniforms, photos and documents. Fee.