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College Park Aviation Museum

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College Park Aviation Museum

118 Reviews
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1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740-2000
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College Park – University of MarylandWashington DC Metro7 min
Prince George's PlazaWashington DC Metro41 min
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Tonda3546 wrote a review Mar 2020
Annapolis, Maryland111 contributions81 helpful votes
I lived in College Park my whole life and never knew this was there. I took my five grand children ages 8 to 14 they all loved it. I enjoy learning about the history of avition over 200 years ago. They have all the displays of the way it was to be a pilot. They had so many display for interaction. All my grandkids loved it we stay for over an hour. They have so many old air planes hanging over your head and a platform to see them close. The kids thought that was so fun. I intend to take my husband back because I enjoyed it so much.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Michael H wrote a review Sep 2019
Elk River, Minnesota559 contributions24 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: September 2019
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Joanna C wrote a review Aug 2019
Silver Spring, Maryland68 contributions49 helpful votes
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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Date of experience: October 2018
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jfoust2016 wrote a review Jul 2019
College Park, Maryland15 contributions1 helpful vote
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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Date of experience: August 2018
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well-traveled88 wrote a review Apr 2019
Maryland98 contributions55 helpful votes
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 wasn't a problem for us adults. A pleasant hour or so. Good free parking.
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Date of experience: April 2019
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