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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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Mile post 7.5 on U.S. Highway 158, Kill Devil Hills, NC
+1 252-441-7430
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This was a great place to visit. It cost $7/person. The only thing is it is under construction right now so you really can only visit the gift shop, the two building the wrights lived and worked in, and then the monuments and the replica...More

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 5 days ago

It was really cool seeing where the Wright brothers practiced their gliding, then succeeded at flying.

Thank 6camaro7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My wife and I were in the Outer Banks for a family wedding but are always interested in learning about historical sites/events. We spent approximately two hours getting accurate and interesting information about the Wright Brothers, their background, driving force and passion for the idea...More

Thank nyasnono
Reviewed 6 days ago

We recently visited here. The visutirs center is closed for renovation but the National Park Service has set up a temporary visitor center with gift shop that is more than adequate. Make sure to climb the sand dune to see the monument and the location...More

Thank EOMoby
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What a wonderful memorial. There is a lot of walking, especially to the monument which is on top of a hill, but the view is beautiful. Lots to see here.

Thank ValeeRN
Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped to see the memorial while doing a little run around our rented condo. I didn't realize how close the condo was to the memorial, and I had always been curious about it. Got some great photos with the statues and the memorial itself. I...More

Thank Thura H
Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice visit with friends, the welcome center has a lot of information and it was really cool to walk the flight path and see what the brothers used as their work shed. The monument is beautiful and has a great view.

Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An excellent monument park. The park allows you to walk the dune, examine an actual replica of the plane and the people involved with it. There are a number of displays and an information building. We listened to an audio-book, "The Wright Brothers" by David...More

Thank ClayAnd2529
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have always wanted to visit and enjoyed it. Although the visitor center was closed due to renos. But would recommend it to visit

Thank Sean E
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I stopped by for a brief visit to the memorial while vacationing in the area. We walked up to the memorial. The hike is steeper than it looks; next time, I will wear better shoes, not flip-flops. The view is awesome from...More

Thank Dave J
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How much is it to get in?
19 April 2017|
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Response from rferguson31 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember exactly. I think about $7.00 per person.
Sarah T
Are pets allowed in the outdoor parts of Wright Brothers National Memorial?
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
Mary I
Is this where life- size figures of the Wright Bros. and airplane are ?
1 August 2016|
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Response from Christina H | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is however recently oct 20, 2016 they will be closing the main building for 2 years to do a major renovation so the replica is at Raleigh nc temporarily until the major renovation is done. In the mean time they are... More