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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

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The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, bearing the name of Hammondsport's favorite son, is located on Route 54, one half mile south of the village of Hammondsport, New York. Dedicated to the memory of pioneer aviator, Glenn Curtiss, the museum contains a...more
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8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9795
+1 607-569-2160
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All reviews the wright brothers doll houses early aviation aviation history his life something for everyone on display antique cars civil war land speed record his inventions early days restoration area special exhibit we spent hours three hours great collection
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you love motorcycles and the history of air flight, this is a must visit location. The impact Glenn Curtiss had on both transportation and design advances on airplanes is undeniable. There are also many historical pieces there on loan, including one of the first...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2018

I have been to this museum several times and it keeps getting bigger. It seems like everyone who has a unique gas toy has loaned/donated it to the museum. Glenn Curtiss was a unique individual, developing better and better engines for the fledgling aviation industry....More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed October 15, 2018

Very good memorial to the work of Glenn Curtiss. Outstanding selection of early motorcycles and very interesting selection of planes. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Highly recommended.

Thank Damian B
Reviewed October 14, 2018

The planes and the history are the stars of this little gem in Hammondsport, NY. There are also antique cars and motocyles and many artifacts from eras gone by. Spend as much or as little time as you would like reading the articles and seeing...More

Thank Mommaricch
Reviewed October 13, 2018

I was in the aerospace industry for 40 years and didn't realize the extent of the contribution that Glenn Curtiss made to the industry. Here you learn how Glenn Curtiss and not the Wright brothers was the first to make significant contributions to flight and...More

Thank erodrig26
Reviewed October 8, 2018

I'll give this museum the benefit of a doubt by rating the left hand half of the museum and say that it is a very good introduction to Glenn Curtiss and helped me learn a lot about the early days of aviation. It's sad that...More

Thank Joe H
Reviewed October 7, 2018

After visiting the Glenn H Curtiss Museum and seeing the artifacts, articles from upstate NY where Glenn Curtiss did all his inventions and work. The story seems to prove that he flew before the Wright Brothers. Not only flight but motorcycles. If you want the...More

Thank JokerLongIslandNY
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Lynn and I and friends visited the Curtiss Museum recently as one of our favorite adventures in the Fingers Lakes. Mr. Curtiss developed many interesting motorcycles before rivaling the Wright Brothers to be first in flight. At the Museum motorcycles, airplanes, antique autos and much...More

Thank Radiohutch
Reviewed October 3, 2018

this is another place we have been meaning to visit for a couple years. I didn't know much about Curtis, but this visit enlightened me. A lot of information is amongst all the displays, very nicely done. The film is a nice touch, it gave...More

Thank eileen p
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We were already familiar with Curtiss before we visited so it was very inspiring to see it brought to life at the museum. There is a lot of ground to cover, but the exhibits were easy to navigate and the information concise and interesting. As...More

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N0v 1 - Apr 30 hours are 10 am - 4 pm
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