The Cradle of Aviation Museum at historic Mitchel Field Air Force Base, the site of many historic early flights, is a one-of-a-kind venue for all types of events from corporate gatherings and stylish weddings to elegant Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and formal fêtes. We invite you to celebrate against a backdrop of grand, authentic aircraft hangars and impressive flight displays. Guests can enjoy a simulated Mars space station, historic and futuristic galleries, and awe-inspiring aerodynamic sights while they sip libations and sample savory fare. Singular event spaces can accomodate small celebrations or can combine to host 1,500 guests. The Cradle of Aviation Museum’s distinctive setting and Regal Caterers’ superior hospitality combine to create a truly stellar event experience devoted exclusively to you. Regal Caterers combines old-world recipes and new-world flair to present modern kosher cuisine, served with signature service. Additionally, Regal Caterers is certified glatt kosher under Kof-K supervision, one of the foremost Kosher certification agencies in the United States.
The Cradle of Aviation Museum
Activity / Sports Venues, Unique Venues , Museums & Cultural Institutions
New York - Long Island
American, Asian, Bagels, Dessert Specialists, Eastern European, French, Fusion, Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Steak, Seafood, Sushi, Mexican, Vegetarian, Other Cuisine
Max Capacity - Banquet Hall (with dancing):
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The Museum's many unique party spaces include its luminous Reckson Center Atrium, The Red Planet Cafe, Hall of Honors, Sky Walk and the 300-seat Leroy R. & Rose W. Grumman Giant Screen Dome Theater.
The Museum's four-story Reckson Center Atrium is a magnificent backdrop for unique special events accommodating over 1,000 guests; perfect for corporate holiday parties, dinners, product launches, fashion shows, and more.
Converted after-hours, The Red Planet Cafe is a fun, festive party space with an out-of-this-world atmosphere. Patterned after a live space station on the planet Mars, with wall-to-wall murals and otherworldly artifacts, The Red Planet Cafe is like no other event facility on Long Island.
Comfortably accommodating 220 people, The Red Planet Cafe is ideal for bar/bat mitzvahs, sweet sixteen parties, and unique corporate celebrations.
The Museum's 300-seat Leroy R. & Rose W. Grumman Giant Screen Dome Theater is available for private rental, as a supplement to social or corporate celebrations or independently for meetings, conferences and seminars.
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Yes, Valet Parking Available
Kosher Available, Kosher Style, Glatt Kosher Meat, Glatt Kosher Dairy, Glatt Kosher Pareve
Regal Caterers is certified glatt kosher under Kof-K supervision, one of the foremost Kosher certification agencies in the United States.
Outside Catering Allowed:
Philip Stone Caterers & Regal Caterers
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