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Wright Brothers National Memorial

Address: Mile post 7.5 on U.S. Highway 158, Kill Devil Hills, NC
Phone Number: 252-441-7430
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Park where visitors can see a replica of the Wright Brothers' plane and receive an entertaining...
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Type: Historic Sites, History Museums, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Owner description: Park where visitors can see a replica of the Wright Brothers' plane and receive an entertaining history of flight.

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Raleigh, NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Worth every penny if you enjoy history as well as aviation. We came in after the talk had started with a group of 50 people. The park attendant took a few minutes and then gave us the complete story. It showed in his presentation the passion he had for this place and his job. After listening to the speech, we... More 

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Fountain, Michigan
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6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Great family day to learn some history and see Wright planes. It was a nice walk around the grounds and through the buildings - very informative. Plus there are times they have fun activities for kids/families and at affordable prices!!

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Manassas, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

For a nominal fee you can walk the park, see the replica building of where the Wright Brothers worked and see the flight museum. If you have the nerve to sign up for one of the classes your self, you can learn to fly or you can just watch someone else take off on the airfield. Be aware that the... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

The first surprise was our "free" entry as one of our party qualified for a Seniors Pass at the cost of $10 the rest of us could enter free as her guests and her pass gives her access to all the National Parks Free for a year. So we were really happy with the staff member taking the trouble to... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

This is a great place. By having the chance to hear an interesting historical talk by the very knowledgable park rangers, we were able to go outside to the site and see the flight area and walk up to the monument with much more appreciation. We went in November and had the area almost all to ourselves. Great place for... More 

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Jefferson City, Missouri
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69 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

If you're going to be in the Outer Banks, don't miss this opportunity. Nice bit of history, especially when you think about "MAN"S 1st FLIGHT" actually occurred here! There's something special about being able to stand in the same spot as the Wright Brothers. A great side benefit is that you're on a wonderful beach with tons of available vacation... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

During a winter trip in Outer Banks this was among the top points of interest. Impressive, organized and very instructive. A huge obelisque is on the main hill and the replica of the first flight is awesome also. The visitor center is also very interesting. A great place.

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Owensboro, Kentucky
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Well worth the visit!! We were travelling the Outer Banks in July 2014 and decided to stop at the National Park. It was well worth the visit.......the museum and the actual site are extremely interesting. So glad we decided to take the time to visit.

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Corte Madera, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Worth to visit! They even allow dogs in it besides in the museum which we just left our dogs outside and put them next to a tree. Military personal gets in for free :)

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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This was our main reason for visiting the area and we were not disappointed. Make sure to see the sculpture at the back of the memorial - amazing!

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