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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

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Address: 22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402
Phone Number: 937 225 7705
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Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: This is the location of the Wright brothers Wright Cycle Company building...
This is the location of the Wright brothers Wright Cycle Company building plus other related historical aviation sites.
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Learn about the Wright Brothers and Poet Paul Laurence Dunbar As Well!

This National Park Site includes much more than the Visitor Center and the Original Wright Brothers Bicycle Shop. You can stamp your Parks Passport at seven locations including... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

This National Park Site includes much more than the Visitor Center and the Original Wright Brothers Bicycle Shop. You can stamp your Parks Passport at seven locations including two Visitors Centers: The Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center at 16 South Williams Street and the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center. Do not miss visiting the Huffman site. Recommend this site and we... More 

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Jefferson City, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited the Aviation Trail Parachute Museum when we were at the Visitor Center. They had the history of parachutes from their first mention in the 1400's to the present. You could feel a silk parachute as well as the current polyester ones. You learned about the history, procedure of packing and use of the parachute.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Free, free, free....Great movie of history of flight and the Wright Brothers other enterprises. Bonus rooms...history of the parachute and brief biography of Paul Dunbar.

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The two hours I spent at the museum with my Grandchildren was an adventure for all of us. The displays and accompanying movie tell the story of teh Wright Brothers' quest for manned flight, plus covering their earlier development. The amazing thing is that they worked their way through learning flight dynamics without any formal education but through intuition and... More 

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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Wright Brothers home. Glider historical museum and interesting facts. Great museum. Helpful Park Rangers. Nice small gift shop. Historical Bike shop

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Arcanum, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My 7 year old son and I have visited The National Museum of the US Air Force in Dayton every year since he was in a stroller, but this was our first visit to the Aviation Heritage Trail Interpretive Center. We really enjoyed it. My son didn't want to leave the Parachute Museum. Lots of audio-visual and hands-on exhibits keep... More 

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Bradford, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Definitely need to plan enough time to see all of the fantastic, history of aviation! We spent about 3 hours, but could have easily spent more! Starting with the Wright brothers and going through more recent war aviation - there is so much to see there! My kids loved the flight simulator too!

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Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Great site for a start on the aviation trail. Knowledgeable rangers, replica of a glider, nice exhibits, and the bicycle shop next door. We ran out of time so we did not get out to Huffman Prairie, will be sure to do that next time we come through.

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

The museum is free and has some well-informed rangers who demonstrate and explain the Wright B Flyer and more. There are physical explanations of the elements of flight. The parachute museum was also very interesting. Great museum for all ages.

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Vonore, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

After reading McCullough's biography on the Wright Brothers in advance of a trip to The Outer Banks, we decided we wanted to come to Dayton as well and see as much as we could about Wilbur and Orville Wright. This was one of the stops. It was our third Museum on the Wrights, so maybe it suffered from the fact... More 

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Additional Information about Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

Address: 22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402
Phone Number: 937 225 7705
Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Dayton
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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