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Gala 2023

Pan Am Museum Foundation Fundraising Gala

Passage to India

Join us as we celebrate this October in camaraderie with our Pan Am family, friends, and airline enthusiasts and help keep the great spirit of Pan Am alive!

On Saturday, October 14th we celebrate our annual gala themed, “Passage To India”.

So, come for a night of Pan Am nostalgia, dancing, and socializing!

Passage To India 6:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Cradle of Aviation Museum Charles Lindbergh Boulevard Garden City, NY 11530

Gala Tickets

Non-member - $275 Annual Member - $250*

*You must be an annual member to receive the “Annual Member” rate. Membership number is required. You will be billed the difference otherwise.

Please contact us if you are unsure of your number or status!

Annual members, please check your email for instructions on how to get the pricing!


Phone: 1-888-826-5678

If purchasing member and non-member tickets, please purchase them separately if possible.

Tickets can be purchased directly below, or by using the button for the ticketing page powered by GiveButter.


special guests

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Hector Adler

Vice President Flight Services

Pan Am 1988-1991

2023 Honorees

The Crew Of Pan Am Flight 73 of September 1986

Travel and Accommodations

The Pan Am Museum is located within the Cradle of Aviation Museum and is part of Nassau County's Museum Row located on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. in East Garden City, next to Nassau Community College.

Airports: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), LaGuardia Airport (LGA), Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), and Long Island MacArthur Airport (ISP)

Taxis and Transportation: Taxis, Uber, and Lyft are available at each airport and LIRR station.

Driving Directions: Meadowbrook Parkway to exit M4, follow signs to Museum Row which will put you on Charles Lindbergh Blvd, stay on Charles Lindbergh Blvd. to the second traffic light and turn right into the parking lot.

Public Transportation via Bus: The N16 Hempstead-Rockville Centre bus route stops almost directly in front of the Museum.

From Manhattan via LIRR: Penn Station to Mineola, Westbury or Garden City. Taxis, Uber, and Lyft are available at each station.

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Cradle of Aviation Museum building

Special Rate

The Long Island Marriott has offered a special rate to the Pan Am Museum Foundation for the Gala Weekend. The rate is $259/night. Please book by September 13th, 2023.

101 James Doolittle Blvd. Uniondale, NY 11553 (516) - 794 - 3800

This hotel is ideally situated in Uniondale, New York, close to many of Nassau County’s most popular attractions.

Enjoy easy access to the LIRR, as well as Hofstra University, Nassau Coliseum and the Cradle of Aviation Museum.

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Monday: Closed
Tues ‒ Sun: 10:00 a.m. ‒ 5:00 p.m.

Adults (13-61): $16
Children (2-12): $14
Seniors (62+): $14

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