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Carolinas Aviation Museum

4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
+1 704-359-8442
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Not What I Expected

Not too many planes to see and you can go thru it all in less than 1 hour. Took us little longer... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
PBWorldTraveler
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Houston, TX USA
Great. Must do

Everything was great here. The exhibits and the people were all amazing. Will go back and visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joe S
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Raeford, North Carolina
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
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“hudson river” (106 reviews)
“us airways” (80 reviews)
“on display” (65 reviews)
LOCATION
4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
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+1 704-359-8442
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"hudson river"
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"on display"
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"actual plane"
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"piedmont airlines"
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"military planes"
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"the wright brothers"
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"fighter jets"
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"the main attraction"
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"large fans"
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"wright flyer"
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"air force"
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"national guard"
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"charlotte douglas airport"
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"center piece"
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"a small gift shop"
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"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Not too many planes to see and you can go thru it all in less than 1 hour. Took us little longer due to field trip class there. Skip it and save your money. Only interesting part was seeing the actual salvaged plane that crashed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was great here. The exhibits and the people were all amazing. Will go back and visit next time I'm in town.

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During our recent visit, I learned so many things I didn’t know about the history of flying. The Miracle in the Hudson was also interesting. My 5 year old was able to see and get a hands-on learning experience about planes. I highly recommend this...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped into the Museum on our way for a road trip through NC. Very cool to see The US Airways plane from the Miracle on the Hudson. They have done a good job documenting what happened. The museum dosants are wonderfully knowledgable. A bit expensive...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really awesome place for all ages. The Miracle On The Hudson Plane alone is worth the visit. Have been a few times. Great place to take out of town visitors.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had a few hours to spare when on a trip to charlotte before my flight home so decided to head to this museum. There’s plenty of exhibits to see and lots of information to take in. Great way to spend a couple hours.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed visiting the aviation museum. It was full of history and information on all the planes and exhibits. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The jewel of the museum is the US Airways Flight 1549. Flight 1549 was truly a miracle.

Thank Wade S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very small aviation museum, but it does have the US Airways plane that "landed on the Hudson". There are some short clippings from the TV footage that day as well as many of personal items retrieved from passengers and crew. The museum...More

Thank g0nes0uth
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big disappointment. A very large portion of the museum is dedicated to the A320 that Sully splashed down into the Hudson. And I mean a very, very large portion, including the aircraft along with a large portion of its parts that came off during the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although small in comparison to the USAF museum in Dayton or the Smithsonian Air and Space museum, the exhibits are well done and the videos are very informative. US Air's airplane that Sullenberger ditched in the Hudson is center stage in its entirety. The airplane...More

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leah840
27 December 2017|
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Response from Karen K | Reviewed this property |
General Adult Admission is $12. ~ Seniors 60+ is $10. ~ Students Age 4 to 18 is $8. ~ College Student with ID is $8. ~ Active Duty Military is $8. ~ Veterans is $9. ~ Children Under 3 is Free.
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youthminister
25 November 2017|
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Response from CltGirl129 | Reviewed this property |
I would say a minimum of 2 hours to get an overview of everything and max of 3 hours if you want to watch the informative videos/presentations.
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Heather S
24 July 2017|
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Response from wanferlust_food | Reviewed this property |
Yes!!
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