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College Park Aviation Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Well worth the admission price of only $5 to learn about the Wright Brothers and the importance of... read more

Reviewed September 23, 2019
michaelparkguy
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Elk River, Minnesota
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Educational!

Went here with the kids. Tour guide gave us great history about the location and planes. Kids found... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2019
Joanna C
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740-2000
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Well worth the admission price of only $5 to learn about the Wright Brothers and the importance of America’s first military flight school.
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Went here with the kids. Tour guide gave us great history about the location and planes. Kids found it enjoyable and a few of kid-friendly activities.
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This museum is part of the Smithsonian. Great exhibits, and activities for kids. A peek into the history of aviation. and beautiful planes on display! Oldest airport in continual operation in the US!
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Offers a good overview of early aviation, particularly the Wright Brothers roles working with the U.S. military and training the first pilots. Good overview of first U.S. airmail services. Spacious but not too large. Much of the signage height-adjusted for students but that
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If you are an adult, and an aviation enthusiast, you might be disappointed in the College Park Aviation Museum, as we were. Frankly, too many displays, or exhibits, to "entertain" children. It is a shame that we have to reduce everything to "fun" for the little ones, in order
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