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Good stop for flight history!

Truth be told: I went here on a very hot day, so I took pictures of all the pedestals and then read... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
econotraveller41
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Real History = Stop Here First ... then drive south to the Wright Brothers National Memorial in Kill Devil Hills

The Welcome Center is a good "Stop #1" if you're visiting the area for the very first time. It's... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Still-Enjoying-Life
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Truth be told: I went here on a very hot day, so I took pictures of all the pedestals and then read through them later. It was great being there in the midst of our flight history with a top-of- the- world globe at the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Welcome Center is a good "Stop #1" if you're visiting the area for the very first time. It's not a very large site, although it has plenty of parking spots, so an hour should be all that you need to collect enough information to...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is great monument to see first century of flights showing key moments of flights. Does not take long, but was worth a stop by.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Found this by accident when on our way out of Kitty Hawk. Most stop at Wright Brother's Memorial just South, but this is another beautiful Tribute to Flight History.

Thank Dohre
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting info about the Wright Brothers first flights here. Good gift shop but it is temporary as they are building a new one. Some of the museum exhibits were not available when we were there (July 3, 2018). Walked to the top of the dune...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

We came from Texas to see this great memorial. It is nicely done and glad we came. The whole area is really nice. We were disappointed the museum was closed for remodeling. A real disappointment. It does take a lot of walking,, to see everything....More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

You just can't go wrong with a visit to any National Park site (well except for Congaree, but that's another story).

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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

Located on the grounds of the Aycock Brown Welcome Center, this is a very informative and visually interesting monument to the history of flight from 1903 to the present. The monument is in a circular shape with numerous columns providing a chronological history of flight....More

1  Thank GoLeafs85
Reviewed 3 June 2018

This park is interesting for the history buff. It does require walking some distance to see all the information and a steep hill to walk up to the monument level. When we were there the area is under renovations which were needed. It was still...More

1  Thank Gail B
Reviewed 16 May 2018

See first hand the struggle endured to make the first flight. I have a new respect for bicycle repair men.

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Travelingwoaclue
10 October 2017|
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Response from agober | Reviewed this property |
Not completed as of last summer. Was expected to be complete sometime this year. Check their website.
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tmaloney001
25 June 2016|
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Response from Jordan P | Reviewed this property |
You can google the hours of operation and I would say it would take a good hour or so to take pictures and look and hike the hill
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Anthony K
31 March 2016|
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Response from Charley44 | Reviewed this property |
The Wright Bros. Memorial & First Flight is a National Park; there is a Ranger there. The Monument to a Century of Flight is located in a different place in Kitty Hawk, and is NOT a National Park or National Monument. SEE... More
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