10 YEARS & COUNTING

The Museum of American Armor celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, writes Gary Lewi

This year’s 80th anniversary of the D-Day invasion will also mark the tenth birthday of The Museum of American Armor on Long Island, some 30 miles east of Manhattan, New York in the United States.

Since it opened on June 6, 2014, its operational inventory has grown to more than 50 vehicles, requiring it to break ground on a new 8,000sq ft storage facility that will augment its existing 25,000sq ft exhibit building. It sits alongside a recreated rural Long Island village of the 1800s inside a Nassau County park, using the hundreds of acres as a backdrop for a variety of programmes that attract some 12,000 visitors annually.

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