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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

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Address: 22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
Phone Number: 937 225 7705
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This is the location of the Wright brothers Wright Cycle Company building...

This is the location of the Wright brothers Wright Cycle Company building plus other related historical aviation sites.

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Museum and bike shop were fun and interesting and take about an hour or 2 to tour. It was also fun seeing the field where they did their test flights and visiting their house. All... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Terry W
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Fishers, Indiana
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Fishers, Indiana
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Museum and bike shop were fun and interesting and take about an hour or 2 to tour. It was also fun seeing the field where they did their test flights and visiting their house. All are worthwhile.

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Thank Terry W
Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a small museum so if you have about an hour to spare, then go visit here! The place is titled "Aviation Heritage" since a big part of it is about the Wright Brothers and then some parachute historical developments, but the rest are about Daytonian inventions and even literature that is not related to aviation. So go there... More 

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south dakota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Only went to the section out by the Wright Patterson AFB but was impressed by the exhibits. Amazing what these 2 men were able to accomplish with their perservance , dedication and imagination.

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Wells, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We loved the Wright brothers museum and bike shop. Learned so much about the brothers. Two very driven men.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town do the Race to the Dayton Region's Aviation Places and this was one of the stops.This is the same place as the Wright brothers cycle company.They do have the Wright Glider on display inside.

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Jefferson, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 2 days to visit all of the sites of this park including the airfield. The main visitor center/museum is the best place to start. The exhibits and videos are well worth the time. Then take some time to walk around the buildings to get the sense of what it was like when the Wright Brothers lived there. The... More 

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Dayton, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've lived in Dayton since 1978 but never took this tour until my nephew came to live with us. I wanted him to know the history of our great city so we did the Aviation heritage tour. This tour took us to various sites around Dayton where the Wright Brothers harnessed powered flight. I was amazed at the various stories... More 

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Green
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historic Complex a group of buildings within the surrounding Dayton, Ohio, area that has not history of early aviation relevance, but historical to the early 1900's era and subsequent later aviation history. It starts with the Wright Brothers and then includes a famous Dayton poet, and other sights like the field where the Wright brothers... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I stopped in at the museum I was told I was just in time for a walking tour of the neighborhood where the Wright brothers grew up. The ranger was great! I really enjoyed learning about the Wright brothers and the changes that have happened in the neighborhood over the years. The movie wasn't available right away so I... More 

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Dayton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

If you like history, aviation, poetry, bicycles or urban renewal, this small National Park is a must see while in Ohio. As the lead site in the Dayton Aviation Trail, along with the National Museum of the Air Force, Carillon Historical Park, and Huffman Prarie Flying Field and Interpretative Center, this should be your first stop on an amazing journey... More 

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