We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Wings Of Eagles Discovery Center

339 Daniel Zenker Dr, Horseheads, NY 14845-1008
+1 607-358-4247
Website
Share
Save
Review Highlights
For military aircraft buffs, this is the bomb!

This museum was a surprise and just an amazing collection of military aircraft, engines and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
FireBob53
,
Rochester, New York
One of a Kind Glider Museum with Optional Glider Rides

Well organized glider museum with fun displays for the whole family. Glider rides an option... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
marilynanddavidn
Read all 35 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“great place” (2 reviews)
“aviation” (4 reviews)
“simulator” (5 reviews)
Closed
Hours
Hours Today: Closed
LOCATION
339 Daniel Zenker Dr, Horseheads, NY 14845-1008
CONTACT
Website
+1 607-358-4247
Write a ReviewReviews (35)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"great place"
in 2 reviews
"aviation"
in 4 reviews
"simulator"
in 5 reviews
"plane"
in 7 reviews
"history"
in 6 reviews
"equipment"
in 2 reviews
"photos"
in 2 reviews
"military"
in 2 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 32 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This museum was a surprise and just an amazing collection of military aircraft, engines and aircraft components and history. The history goes back to the origins of the aircraft industry which was in this area of NYS... I spent a couple of hours here and...More

Thank FireBob53
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Well organized glider museum with fun displays for the whole family. Glider rides an option weather-permitting.More

Thank marilynanddavidn
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Karen R, Executive Officer at Wings Of Eagles Discovery Center, responded to this reviewResponded June 20, 2018

While we appreciate you crediting Wings of Eagles with the feedback, I believe you may be describing the National Soaring Museum on Harris Hill (it certainly sounds it from your glowing description as they have a fantastic facility). Here at Wings of Eagles Discovery Center...More

Report response as inappropriate
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed November 9, 2017

To keep the doors open, they have sold off too many great aircraft. It is a shadow of its ggreat pst

Thank David F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
See more reviews
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Very exciting and educational. Seeing the planes, reading and seeing the history, meeting the curators and having a light lunch made this experience a must.

Thank Maryann S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed reading about the history of all the planes and sitting inside the Huey helicopter. The flight simulator was also pretty fun.

Thank ThisisBox
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

We stopped by after reading the reviews. Such great exhibits and watching the kids learn by doing was amazing. They even had a simulator for a 747 we tried out! Many items you could touch and actually get into a military chopper. Such a great...More

Thank Liz C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

We took our two grandsons to see this last weekend. We all enjoyed it. The boys were fascinated by the access to the simulators and what the equipment in the cockpit looked like. They also enjoyed the exhibits. We would go back again!

Thank Carol T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed May 18, 2017

Great museum of aviation. There is my favorite airplane, the F-4 Phantom, a MIG-21 and numerous other airplanes and helicopters along with the support equipment. photos of past aviation history and more. A nice day trip. The man at the front desk was very helpful...More

Thank n2maps
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed July 28, 2016

We found this place searching for things to do in Trip Advisor. The place is a small military aircraft museum. Wonderful exhibit on the history of military aircraft and warfare. A number of newer and older aircraft. The have a new exhibit with a number...More

Thank David S
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed June 15, 2016

While it is true that many airplane museums have more aircraft, this is a discovery (educational) center not a museum. I learned things here. It was easy to spend two hours here, about half of it looking at the timeline on the back wall depicting...More

Thank 828TJA
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 11 hotels in Horseheads
Econo Lodge
145 reviews
1.76 miles away
Relax Inn Elmira
15 reviews
2.17 miles away
Hilton Garden Inn Elmira / Corning
531 reviews
2.21 miles away
Hampton Inn Elmira/Horseheads
665 reviews
2.25 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Picnic Pizza
16 reviews
1.48 miles away
TGI Friday's
40 reviews
1.72 miles away
Texas Roadhouse
16 reviews
1.18 miles away
Olive Garden
123 reviews
1.85 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Tags Summer Stage
23 reviews
1.97 miles away
Great Escape Adventures
61 reviews
1.98 miles away
Antique Revival
21 reviews
1.23 miles away
Namaste Event, Spa & Wellness Center
26 reviews
3.81 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Steve P
September 16, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from egbggill | Reviewed this property |
the admission is is 7 dollars adult and i think 4.50 for children. As for the time it can vary. Actually I spend about an hour going through it and taking pictures. But my wife was reading everything on the walls and she... More
1
Vote
Steve P
September 16, 2015|
Answer
Response from porto333 | Reviewed this property |
Adult $7; senior $5.50; children $4.50; under 6 are free. Other pricing can be found at their website. They provide family discounts, as well as others (groups, student, etc).
0
Votes