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Was so excited to see N106US in person! We detoured our trip home from Florida just to see this... read more

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We went here because my sons (9) really like the story behind flight 1549. I thought we would be a... read more

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4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to the Charlotte Aviation Museum, as it was the 10 yr anniversary of the ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ and I find aviation history fascinating. Was not disappointed at all. From the Wright Brothers ‘First in Flight’ memorabilia, early Piedmont Airlines, military aircraft and the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Was so excited to see N106US in person! We detoured our trip home from Florida just to see this place!!! Amazing Museum!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank cowanfamily11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went here because my sons (9) really like the story behind flight 1549. I thought we would be a half hour or so but ended up staying almost 2 hours. It’s a really interesting display and I found myself wanting to read all of...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank jnl0508
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place in Nov ‘18 and was really surprising what do they have inside. Totally surprised to see the plane that landed on Hudson. Amazing story behind this. Definitely recommend to see not only for aviation fans.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank davidm089
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum consists of a gift shop and an airplane hanger filled with about 15 or so aircraft. The main attraction is the plane that landed on the Hudson River after it struck a flock of geese and lost power in both engines. The entire...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Linda S
Reviewed December 4, 2018

We visited the museum with a group of friends after lunch in October. Miracle on the Hudson was on display and that’s why we chose this particular day to visit. I have lived in Charlotte all of my life, born and raised (a true unicorn!)...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank terrec
Reviewed November 19, 2018

I'm spoiled for seeing the official museum of the United States Air Force (in Dayton Ohio) many many times - where admission is free and there are HUNDREDS of items on display... the C.A.M. only has a handful of things to see (Including the "Miracle...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed this visit. The museum seems to be centered around Cpt Sully's plane that landed on the Hudson River, but also had a lot of different aircraft to look at, as well as a flight simulator. It was fascinating to see the details of...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank jaw518
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Great museum - friendly staff who voluntarily interact with people. Reasonable entry fee - $12 plus tax with discount for seniors and kids. The highlight is the Miracle on the Hudson plane and the heart stopping sequence of events narrated in video with actual plane...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lee R
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The big draw is the plane Capt. "Sully" Sullivan crash landed into the Hudson without any loss of life. That display is amazing and very well done. There are also a couple cockpits to sit down in and a simulator along with a small array...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeffrey S
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Tiffany P
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Response from MariaMHaven | Reviewed this property |
Parking is free and is really close to the museum. They also have handicap parking!
Chad B
August 15, 2018|
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We parked in front of museum.
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Kids activities in November in Charlotte / Lake Norman (5 Replies)
We are staying in Lake Norman and have one day in November. Any ideas? We have already been to the Carolinas Aviation Museum.
November 19, 2016|
What ages? Huntersville has Discovery Place kids and there is the Energy Explorium.
Carolinas Aviation Museum - Access from Airport? (0 Replies)
We would like to visit the museum before our flight out of CLT, but I am wondering how to get there. Is there a shuttle from the airport or do you take a taxi? Thanks.
August 11, 2016|