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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
+1 937-225-7705
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Great movie, interesting exhibits, knowledgeable ranger.

Our main reason for going to Dayton was to see the museum at Wright Pat. This was on our list of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Folsom, California
“Birthplace of American Aviation”

Excellent visitor center open summer daily 9-5 / winter hours Wednesday-Sunday 9-5 closed Monday... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Smithfield, Kentucky
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This is the location of the Wright brothers Wright Cycle Company building plus other related historical aviation sites.
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  • Very good31%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our main reason for going to Dayton was to see the museum at Wright Pat. This was on our list of "if we have time" things to do. This site gives insight to all parts of the Wright Brothers' lives -- print shop, bicycle business...More

Thank DoublePlatinum
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent visitor center open summer daily 9-5 / winter hours Wednesday-Sunday 9-5 closed Monday and Tuesday. A replica of the Wright Flyer is displayed in the museum. A parachute display is also available to see. The Wright brother bicycle shop is also onsite to visit....More

Thank kymgroadster
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We spent a couple of days visiting most of the attractions included as part of this national historic site. Being pilots, the highlight for us was standing on Huffman-Prairie field where the Wrights tested the first practicable aircraft. I also highly recommend a stop at...More

1  Thank Ann D
Reviewed 13 November 2017

On a Sunday morning in October, we visited the Wright Cycle Company and Visitor Center (minus the Cycle Company - it was not open). The visitor center was very nice. We enjoyed learning about the history of Wilbur and Orville Wright - Kitty Hawk -...More

1  Thank warrenville111
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Have been coming here for years - the amount of aircraft and history is second to none. Free admission, imax and simulators allow a lot of time.

Thank Haushold
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Very small, but very well presented displays of the Wright Bros. printing, bicycle and airplane businesses. No admission. Includes a Parachute Museum upstairs.

Thank flbirdman
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I would recommend taking a ranger tour of the surrounding streets, for is it was very helpful to visualize Dayton in the days of the Wright Brothers. The ranger showed us the site of their house, several of their shops and other buildings related to...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We watched the movie it explained it all. How exciting. Wow what the brothers had to go through . They never gave up even with all the hardships. The complex it all over the place, it also has an exhibit of parachute it was great.

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Best part was the parachute museum. The staff was great! Very clean. The parachute museum had some great exhibits.

2  Thank charles m
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The Wright Brothers were amazing and tenacious inventors. This site celebrates these brothers and the cradle of practical air flight. The park rangers are informative, entertaining, and bring the site to life. Be sure to watch the 30 minute film and visit the Wright Cycle...More

Thank cdtleader
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Ed L
29 December 2017|
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Response from Dave S | Reviewed this property |
I have been to both sites in Ohio and North Carolina. The monument at Kitty Hawk is interesting and worth the visit if visiting the Outer Banks, there is not much else there dealing with aviation. The attractions in... More