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Harris Hill Soaring Center

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51 Soaring Hill Dr, Elmira, NY 14903-9204
+1 607-734-0641
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A Great bit of History atop a hill...

This museum is one of two in the entire world dedicated to Gliders. Who knew? If aviation, or the... read more

Reviewed March 25, 2018
Nantieau
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Belleville, Michigan
via mobile
Amazing place

This takes you back to the early days of flying and the experience of gliding over the beautiful... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
lynnsM689EI
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  • Average5%
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51 Soaring Hill Dr, Elmira, NY 14903-9204
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

This museum is one of two in the entire world dedicated to Gliders. Who knew? If aviation, or the History of Flight interest you, you must check this out! We were in Horseheads for a wedding and found this museum on Trip Advisor. The museum...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

This takes you back to the early days of flying and the experience of gliding over the beautiful country side is a world class experience

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Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We were in the area for only two days and found this chance to go on a glider. Both of us took the opportunity and it was wonderful. Although a bit apprehensive at first the ride with very experienced pilot was amazing. If you are...More

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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Have my husband a gift for his birthday, a glider ride! He was so excited to do that, it was a crisp and beautiful day when he took his ride. What an experience it was.. Harris Hill is such a beautiful area and their is...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Museum is great. Soaring ride is fabulous. Service in the soaring office varies anywhere from helpful and friendly to somewhat rude and surly. Worth it for the glider ride, however.

Thank JohnandJaneS
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This is definitely worth the drive. Great scenery and really cool to see the gliders! There are picnic tables to eat and other activities for kids.

Thank JLynnMonica
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Reviewed August 7, 2017 via mobile

My husband had this on his Bucket list of things to do. After I whined about grilling out and seeing the scenic views, we stumbled on this. NOTE to husbands: If your wife whines enough, listen to her, for it may lead to a Bucket...More

Thank Becky B
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

This was an awesome experience for us. Since this area has hills/mountains, it is perfect for gliders. There was a competition going on with the gliders being tethered to small airplanes. There was probably 40 gliders taking off one right after the other, what a...More

Thank Barbara R
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Reviewed April 10, 2017

I am new to the area and the only place I knew to take a visitor was Harris Hill. We happened upon the Soaring museum and decided to visit. We were welcomed very warmly by all staff. Great display on the history of gliders. Superb...More

Thank beecompany
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Reviewed November 14, 2016 via mobile

Really Beautiful and interesting Museum!!! With a lot of History about Aircraft and Pilots!!! You would love it.

Thank Nevil G
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Yes! This won't let me post the website but if you google National Soaring Museum in Elmira, NY you will get it. Have fun!!!
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Just show up and get on the list. under a hundred bucks and the most stunning views you can imagine.
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