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The Wright Cycle Company Complex

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Address: 16 South Williams Street, Dayton, OH 45402
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+1 937-225-7705
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08:30 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 17:00

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Avation heritage

Trials and tribulations of early flight through the eyes of those who lived at the time. Wright family and Dayton Ohio the birthplace of avation.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Trials and tribulations of early flight through the eyes of those who lived at the time. Wright family and Dayton Ohio the birthplace of avation.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Part of a scattered site national Park to celebrate flight, this stop offers more than you expect. The main building has a replica of a Wright flyer and lots of neat and interactive exhibits on two floors, including a parachute museum and films and the Wright Print shop. Plus there is the ORIGINAL building for one of the Wright Brothers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The movie is very informative about the effort that the Wright Brothers put into understanding and mastering the priciples of flight

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Sydney Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Separate to the Historical Park next door but you get a private tour when a Ranger is available. Our Guide loved to get out of the Office and was both engaging & informative. I failed to note his name in my notes but got him on camera, Smile & take a bow , Ranger Smith !! Gave some amusing anecdotes... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Wright Cycle Shop complex is an informative and thorough look at these history making brothers life up to the flight at Kitty Hawk. Their lives are traced from birth, through their child hood moving around the Midwest, and finally their lives back in Dayton. Exhibits are comprehensive in looking at the Wright brothers and situating them in the late... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Very interesting & informative look at the early bicycles that the Wright Brothers built. Its location next to the National Aviation Park is an added plus.

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Nolensville, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Very comprehensive and well layed out historical site. The rangers were very friendly and informative. Lot's of hands on exhibits to help explain the Wright Brothers work.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Nice small museum. Start at the main museum by watching the movie. The park rangers are very informative and friendly. Bicycle Shop is next door. Walking distance to the lot where the Wright family lived. Kiddie corner is a replica of the original home. Admission is free. Parking lot is tricky to find, but just drive around the block and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Where better to stop when you reach Dayton then the place where the Wright Brothers started it all? Definitely worth the stop and you can't beat the price of free! Sit down for a bit and watch the movie they play that details the brothers story, it's very well done.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This place has the cycle shop and home of Wright Brothers where the aviation industry started. A rather modest place but well preserved and presented.

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