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Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park

22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
+1 937-225-7705
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What a great gem.

Very small, but very well presented displays of the Wright Bros. printing, bicycle and airplane... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
flbirdman
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Weeki Wachee, Florida
Great family outing, fascinating history

I would recommend taking a ranger tour of the surrounding streets, for is it was very helpful to... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
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This is the location of the Wright brothers Wright Cycle Company building plus other related historical aviation sites.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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22 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
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Reviewed 8 September 2017

Very small, but very well presented displays of the Wright Bros. printing, bicycle and airplane businesses. No admission. Includes a Parachute Museum upstairs.

Thank flbirdman
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Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

I would recommend taking a ranger tour of the surrounding streets, for is it was very helpful to visualize Dayton in the days of the Wright Brothers. The ranger showed us the site of their house, several of their shops and other buildings related to...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2017

We watched the movie it explained it all. How exciting. Wow what the brothers had to go through . They never gave up even with all the hardships. The complex it all over the place, it also has an exhibit of parachute it was great.

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Best part was the parachute museum. The staff was great! Very clean. The parachute museum had some great exhibits.

1  Thank charles m
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The Wright Brothers were amazing and tenacious inventors. This site celebrates these brothers and the cradle of practical air flight. The park rangers are informative, entertaining, and bring the site to life. Be sure to watch the 30 minute film and visit the Wright Cycle...More

Thank cdtleader
Reviewed 27 July 2017

There are sites all over Southwestern Ohio devoted to aviation history (you can visit a bunch of them and earn a teddy bear!). But this Wright bicycle shop, next to a very nice museum, is my favorite one. This is no replica, this is the...More

Thank Jeanette W
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was in Dayton for a business trip, had the weekend off, and came across this site in TripAdvisor. Being an aviation and history buff, I immediately added this park to my weekend list. The core museum itself is a little small, but full of...More

Thank publius358
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I had not heard of this historical park but since my daughter likes to do the Junior Ranger programs, we decided to stop. There are multiple locations but we could only make it to the bicycle shop. It is a nicely restored building and a...More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This stop started out AWESOME once again because the rangers set a positive vide when entering the visitors center:) I seem to experience this kind of attitude at every national park , amazing! Was given so much info on what to see:) The rangers answered...More

1  Thank Jayjay099
Reviewed 13 July 2017

The guide takes you on a walk through the neighborhood and describes how it was "in the day" and explains how the area has changed through the years. Of course some of the area is protected and perserved very well.

Thank lorenk672
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