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Small but perfectly formed

As a lot of other people have said, this museum is rather small. It comprises a single hanger and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael S
London, United Kingdom
Museum Full of History

A very nice museum, located near the airport. The old planes are housed here, as well as the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Charlotte, North Carolina
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4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
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Reviewed 3 days ago

As a lot of other people have said, this museum is rather small. It comprises a single hanger and about 10-15 aircraft, clustered around the centrepiece, Flight 1549 the Miracle on the Hudson plane. Each aircraft is well labelled and the staff are knowledgeable and...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was so disappointed to see the sign on the door stating , NO LUGGAGE, PACKS, LARGE PURSES...”. I had a late flight so I thought I’d visit the museum. I had the Uber driver take me to the museum. Wrong! I just assumed they...More

Thank q1964
Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice museum, located near the airport. The old planes are housed here, as well as the "Miracle on the Hudson" plane. The commentary and descriptions throughout are very well laid out. Plan on at least 1 hour inside the museum. The only let...More

Thank borntotravel863
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to kill some time before our flight and decided to go to that museum.it was great! A flight instructor was offering anyone to try the simulator while he was coaching ! It was so much fun! And free! The main attraction is the...More

Thank martine028
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum, well curated with knowledgeable and friendly staff. Of course, the “Miracle on the Hudson” plane puts it over the top! (Pet Peeve: No miracle involved, just an amazing flight crew!) The rest of their aircraft are in good condition, and the museum provides...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located right next to the airport, it is a big aircraft hangar with about 20ish planes inside. The Miracle on the Hudson plane was the main attraction and was pretty cool. Also had a ton of artifacts and facts/information about the flight. The other planes...More

Thank CMO816
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Carolinas Aviation Museum houses everything from a replica of the Wright Brothers plane to the plane Sully safely landed in the "Miracle on the Hudson". Docents are mostly retired pilots and military members who have a real love for the aircraft they discuss with...More

Thank catheycoo
Reviewed September 16, 2018

A dear friend of mine was on flight #1549. Have wanted to see the aircraft for some time now. The Museum was awesome and the staff was really kool and informative.

Thank Dave A
Reviewed September 11, 2018

The Carolinas Aviation Museum is a very nice little aircraft museum. However while the "Miracle on the Hudson" Airbus A320 aircraft (which does make this museum worth a visit) there isn't that many more aircraft or diversity in aircraft. The balance of the aircraft under...More

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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I was taking some friends to the airport and we stopped in for a visit It is a small museum that houses several planes inside a hanger including the Miracle on the Hudson U S Air plane. There are three planes outside on the ramp...More

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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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Response from Wade S | Reviewed this property |
We parked in front of museum.
July 31, 2018|
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Response from g0nes0uth | Reviewed this property |
Their website gives hours of operations for each day.