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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9795
+1 607-569-2160
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Bikes, motorbikes, old planes, old cars, boats, and a pair of wrecked P-38s in restoration. Mostly... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Richard O
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Williston, Vermont
So much to see and learn!

We went to the Wings and Wheels event in Sept. and had so much fun watching sea planes land in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
annsturner
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Rochester, New York
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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 priceless collection relating to early aviation and local history. The museum also features a 75-seat theater, large open area for special events and a gift shop. In addition to motorcycles and aircraft, visitors will also see antique tools, toys, boats, home-furnishings, fire equipment and much more. Visitors are also welcome to visit the Museum Restoration Shop, talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them work on historic aircraft.
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8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9795
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Bikes, motorbikes, old planes, old cars, boats, and a pair of wrecked P-38s in restoration. Mostly powered by Curtiss engines.

Thank Richard O
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to the Wings and Wheels event in Sept. and had so much fun watching sea planes land in the water and take off again. I was fascinated by the plane that landed on its belly because it did not have pontoons. The museum...More

Thank annsturner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've passed by the museum numerous times but never stopped before now. It was certainly worth the visit. There was something for everyone here: early planes, bicycles, motorcycles, automobiles, furniture, early appliances, the list goes on and on. Everything was nicely presented and held our...More

Thank Dennis034
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like history this place is a must see. Glenn Curtis was a pioneer of aviation right here in beautiful Hammondsport, New York. If you like history, but don't know much about Curtis, you owe it to yourself to visit and learn how exciting...More

Thank Jon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is a lot to see at the Curtis. Fascinating story about the Curtis brothers and their planes and bikes. A real treasure hidden in Hammondsport and well worth the visit for everyone of any age.

Thank hump80
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just outside the tiny village of Hammondsport, NY sits this great museum dedicated to early flight and Glenn Curtiss who had a public view flight before the Wright Brothers! So many planes from the earliest era of flying along with great stories of fearless pilots...More

Thank sgtcurt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were here 3 years ago and came away impressed. This time things had changed. Not a static museum. There are currently "Star Wars" exhibits, and a current restoration of a WWll P-40 fighter. The restoration is a ongoing labor of love. There is not...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband is a huge fan of anything to do with flying, so on a recent trip to Upstate New York, we visited the Glenn H. Curtiss Museum. The museum gave a very detailed look at Mr. Curtiss' life and contributions to early flight, from...More

Thank Monica W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we knew there were airplanes here , but we had no idea how much more there was to see , boats cars and more!! we learned a lot about early aviation things we never knew we planned on an hour and 1/2 visit we spent...More

Thank DriverEngine
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happened by this gem while cruising through the Adirondacks in upper NY state. Extensive and well noted displays from the dawn of the aviation age ... the real 'planes, earliest motorcycles etc from the genius of Glenn H Curtiss (and T. Edison) ... even a...More

Thank HC Peter S
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