As we safely reopen Watkins Glen and all of the Finger Lakes, we look forward to safely welcoming you to our communities. Please remember to call ahead: our restaurants, wineries/breweries/distilleries, and attractions have developed location-specific procedures and protocols to ensure that our community, visitors, and employees remain safe and healthy.

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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

8419 St. Rt. 54
Hammondsport, NY 14840
(607) 569-2160


Dedicated to the accomplishments of pioneer aviator and “Father of Naval Aviation”, Glenn Curtiss, the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum contains a priceless collection of artifacts relating to early aviation, motorcycles, and regional history. The museum also features a 75-seat theater, large open area for special events and an outstanding Museum Store. In addition to motorcycles and aircraft, visitors will also see bicycles, automobiles, engines, vintage tools and much more. Visitors are also welcome to visit the Museum Restoration Shop, talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them work on historic aircraft.