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Carolinas Aviation Museum

4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
+1 704-359-8442
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Sully's plane!!!!

Being New Yorkers, we HAD to see Sully's plane. The exhibit was very interesting and my daughter... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New York
via mobile
Very interactive for kids and adults

This place was really great for older kids! They had a scavenger hunt and they actually had the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Enfield, Connecticut
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  • Average8%
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“hudson river” (101 reviews)
“us airways” (75 reviews)
“on display” (64 reviews)
4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Being New Yorkers, we HAD to see Sully's plane. The exhibit was very interesting and my daughter and I read every word. We understood so much more about the event and the people involved when we were done. Visit this little gem of a museum....More

Thank WeAreTheRoswells
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was really great for older kids! They had a scavenger hunt and they actually had the plane from miracle on the Hudson! Kids loved being able to go into the cock pits

Thank cortneydorian
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a couple of hours to kill, so we got a ride over to the museum from the airport. There is a small shop there, with some toys and aviation themed books for sale. The girl there offered both a senior, and military discount...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little spot, with or without kids! We brought our 3, 5 and 8 year old and they were entertained for about an hour. Without kids you could plan to spend around 2 hours. Seeing the actual plan from the Miracle on the Hudson is...More

1  Thank desilerch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great Museum to visit and explore. the exhibits are up close and you can put hands on. it was a special treat to see and share with my sons the actual same type of aircraft I was on on the Marine Corps...More

Thank CallsignYoda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I visited the museum for the fourth time, I still learn more and more about the events of that eventful day on the Hudson River. The view of the plane itself is startling. The movie gives you a feel for the moment by moment...More

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great little museum. They have an AMAZING display of the plane that landed on the Hudson. Seeing the plane up close gives you goose bumps. The tour helpers are great. You get to see a wide variety of planes.

Thank Leslie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For every aviation museum it must.Huge hangars filled with planes.Not a lot of people come so you can take your time exploring !

Thank r0bertt54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went for the first time and took friends. We all enjoyed, and agreed this was something to bring other guests to see.

Thank JRO63
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

WE take our children to the CLT airport and then visit the museum. They seem to enjoy this even at a very young age ( under 7) WE have done this several times and they are not tired of this trip....love it.

Thank karenschu
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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.
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.
Heather S
24 July 2017|
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