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The Monument to a Century of Flight

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Aycock Brown Welcome Center, Kitty Hawk, NC
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Good direct night flight. Food moderate, inflight entertainment screen was not working. Overall... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
asad11hameed
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Informative historical monument

Located on the grounds of the Aycock Brown Welcome Center, this is a very informative and visually... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GoLeafs85
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Aycock Brown Welcome Center, Kitty Hawk, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good direct night flight. Food moderate, inflight entertainment screen was not working. Overall average.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on the grounds of the Aycock Brown Welcome Center, this is a very informative and visually interesting monument to the history of flight from 1903 to the present. The monument is in a circular shape with numerous columns providing a chronological history of flight....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This park is interesting for the history buff. It does require walking some distance to see all the information and a steep hill to walk up to the monument level. When we were there the area is under renovations which were needed. It was still...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

See first hand the struggle endured to make the first flight. I have a new respect for bicycle repair men.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We took my nephew to see the monument. Wow did his eyes light up. He seemed to learn so much at Kitty Hawk and came away wanting to be a pilot when he grows up.

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Reviewed March 30, 2018

Don’t miss this wonderful exhibit and its historical importance to the world of flight! So much to see and enjoy. The park ranger was incredibly knowledgeable and friendly. Do some research before you see this amazing time in history and you will reap the benefits!

1  Thank Caren L
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Reviewed March 30, 2018

It is not very often that we get to walk where inventors walked, much less visit. It was living history as you walked the same distance that the Wright Bros. flew their four attempts. The hanger, 'home', memorial and statues added to the deeper understanding...More

Thank Sue N
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Reviewed March 28, 2018

Very nice memorial, which appears to be mostly privately funded. The rest stop offered clean restrooms, plenty of parking and maps to get oriented on the Outer Banks. The memorial itself was visually impressive, but super-informative as well. It was a welcome stop and fun...More

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Reviewed March 21, 2018

A very nice memorial for the first century of heavier than air powered flight- December 1903, December 2003. This site is peaceful and informative, listing many firsts in the history of flight. I was impressed.

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Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

We travelled a long distance to see this memorial and the kids and I loved it. The staff were really friendly and knowledgeable. It is with the stop.

Thank Loulou S
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Travelingwoaclue
October 9, 2017|
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Response from agober | Reviewed this property |
Not completed as of last summer. Was expected to be complete sometime this year. Check their website.
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tmaloney001
June 25, 2016|
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Response from Jordan P | Reviewed this property |
You can google the hours of operation and I would say it would take a good hour or so to take pictures and look and hike the hill
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Anthony K
March 31, 2016|
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Response from Charley44 | Reviewed this property |
The Wright Bros. Memorial & First Flight is a National Park; there is a Ranger there. The Monument to a Century of Flight is located in a different place in Kitty Hawk, and is NOT a National Park or National Monument. SEE... More
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