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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Mile post 7.5 on U.S. Highway 158, Kill Devil Hills, NC
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+1 252-441-7430
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extrememly interesting. Great exercise. Well worth the money. Lovely to see something I learned about as a child in school and comparing the real thing with what I remember picturing in my mind as I learned about it.

Thank Deborah R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This give you a good view of where and how the Wright Brothers came about picking this place for their first flight

Thank janice385
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wright Brothers National Memorial is a must stop, such a big part of american aviation history, the memorial is a spectacular tribute to the Wright brothers

Thank Mark T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place to visit. With it's historical value, the grounds are very impressive to view, the walk up to the memorial is a short haul but worth it and to see the markers of the actual flight location and flight lengths was great as...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved it! Such a great experience and well worth the entrance fee! US Congress erected this in the late 20’s and I wish the current Congress would build such amazing tributes!

Thank Philip S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a lot to see on the grounds in addition to a climb up Big Kill Devil Hill to the base of the monument. At the base of the hill to the south are bronze statues of the brothers and helpers as well as...More

Thank Byron S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I loved this site, though there's not much here until the new visitor's center opens I think in August 2018. We have our lifetime National Park Pass (a/k/a "Golden Geezer Pass") so we go everywhere we can. The open field with the...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sadly, the information center was not open. It will be open sometime in the fall. Nonetheless, they had a park ranger give a very educational talk. We were not up to going up the hill to the monument but the hangar, and living space of...More

Thank Seralynn
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time going here and I must say I am glad I stopped in. We went to the top of the dune and then to the museum. It was really quite fascinating.

Thank James G
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was part of the places I wanted to visit while sightseeing on vacation. I love the replica of the plane, but aside from that there wasn't a ton to see. Make sure it's a nice day when you go so that you don't have...More

Thank amie s
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Johnny H
August 13, 2017|
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Response from molarman26 | Reviewed this property |
Yes from the back by bike
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PinesCityG
April 18, 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.
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Sarah T
February 23, 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
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