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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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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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A lot to see here part the the Wright brother trail. Passport stamp available here, some of the diplays are interactive.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

A lot to see here part the the Wright brother trail. Passport stamp available here, some of the diplays are interactive.

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Mansfield, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This is a free museum. Parking was free on the street around the corner. We only spent about a half hour here. There are lots of exhibits on the Wrights and also information on Dunbar (2 floors of exhibits). There is a parachute museum upstairs as well. However, I would not recommend this for young children. There is a lot... More 

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Centerville, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The Dayton region hosts the "Aviation Trail"--a collective of sites related to the city's aviation history. North of Dayton, actual National Park Rangers talk to you about early flight at the Huffman Prairie and the original Army Air Force base. Plenty of things to see and read inside of the museum. Not much on the outside! Downtown, you can visit... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

we are traveling for a summer vacation and stop by this historical site and glad we did kids enjoyed the time and want to come back and see more next year

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Los Ranchos de Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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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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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