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Wright Brothers National Memorial

Mile post 7.5 on U.S. Highway 158, Kill Devil Hills, NC
+1 252-441-7430
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Park where visitors can see a replica of the Wright Brothers' plane and receive an entertaining history of flight.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mile post 7.5 on U.S. Highway 158, Kill Devil Hills, NC
+1 252-441-7430
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wright Brother National Memorial is such a great place to visit. We explored the national memorial and enjoyed it so much!

Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It’s one of those places that you just have to go see to appreciate and feel the history. The museum is small and under construction when we visited. The best part is actually walking the path from the museum to the memorial area up the...More

Thank sdgirl2011
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

First time there was in the 1970's...Over the years the place has grown to what you see now in 2017... Its nice when you're at the beach to take a few hours to visit the Wright Brothers, QE2 and the aquarium... Go check it out...Stand...More

Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to visit. Be prepared to walk and walk and walk. It is quite a hike up to the memorial. Currently the new visitor's center is being built, but the gift shop/visitor's center had some nice exhibits. You can use your National Parks Senior...More

Thank djw19020
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the walk around the grounds the really get a feel for the distances flown. Unfortunately they are renovating the visitor center so it is closed until summer of 2018. Bookstore staff was very knowledgeable and fun to talk to. Glad I went.

Thank Clubnich2
Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice park, well laid out, and every effort made to provide for visitors while the new visitors center is being built. To really see everything, plan on a LOT of walking, some uphill for quite a distance. Nonetheless, highly recommended for what has been...More

Thank debrabR3931ED
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to visit. Could also have a picnic. Lots of area to walk and the exhibits were awesome. Bathrooms clean.

Thank ruthe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good for family’s and anyone interested in aerospace. Climbing up to the monument is worth it. Once your up there you can see everything. Then checking out the sculpture of the actual plane it great too. You see the aerodynamic curvature of the wings and...More

Thank zerogal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our family visited the WBM in November and thoroughly enjoyed the memorial. I would highly recommend the memorial to anyone who enjoys history or aviation.

Thank jbrudy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although the main visitor center is closed now for renovation, we visited and had a good time. Great place in history to teach young kids about the start of aviation. The park ranger was outstanding and very informative. Bring your walking shoes as there is...More

Thank Jeff K
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Johnny H
13 August 2017|
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Response from molarman26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes from the back by bike
18 April 2017|
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Response from Clare G | Reviewed this property |
$7 per person or free for a car load with a Senior Pass for National Parks.
Sarah T
23 February 2017|
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Response from stephen p | Reviewed this property |
Make sure they stay on the walkways as much as possible. There were little cactus all over when we were there