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Very informative and really enjoyed our visit here!!

Lots of history, photos, information. Fun to walk the path of the first flights....and hike up the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ontario, Canada
Why Kitty Hawk?

Ever wonder why Kitty Hawk, NC was chosen to experiment flight? A visit to this National Memorial... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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All reviews the wright brothers visitor center welcome center national memorial aviation history worth a stop the outer banks park ranger gift shop in kill devil hills great history clean restrooms piece of history life size rest area parking lot exhibits
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of history, photos, information. Fun to walk the path of the first flights....and hike up the hill to the memorial. The bronze statues are a great addition and fun perspective of bringing the photos to life. Nice little gift shop as well. A fee...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ever wonder why Kitty Hawk, NC was chosen to experiment flight? A visit to this National Memorial will answer this and spark more questions and answers as regarding how we learned to become able to soar above the earth. Allow a complete 3-4 hours minimum...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re in Kitty Hawk you have to stop to check out the site of the Wright brothers first flight. The museum is interesting and the markers that show you how far the first flights actually were really bring home how short these first steps...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Going around the First Flight Memorial makes me think of what can be achieved in the span of a human lifetime when we set our minds to it

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

This was almost passed. It is located near the visitor center. As I left the visitor center, I saw the sign and pulled into the parking lot. There is a nice marker with a path leading back to a circle of granite looking uprights with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 20 December 2018 via mobile

It was a journey beginning to reach U S. Flight was full. All nationalities eere there. The terminal staff was helpful. They arranged a wheel chair as requested. The baggage clearance was easy. The insulin injection supply was cleared by referring to higher authority, as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Nilraj B
Reviewed 18 December 2018

The grounds were beatifully done with a few items of flight. The musuem is very interesting and tells the history of the Wright Brothers and their experimenting of the flight. There were a few hands on exhibits. However, the original plane the Wright Brothers flew...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank amysG8179GO
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Go! Learn about the beginnings of controlled flight. Sit in on the lecture it really is informative. Walk the grounds and/or take the guided tour. Learn more of America's heritage and the brilliant people that made controlled flight possible.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Gusthesaint
Reviewed 12 November 2018

We road our bikes from Kitty Hawk and appreciated the grounds, the monuments and the statues display of this piece of history. We weren’t interested in the museum so can’t comment

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank BrendaW837
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with my high school friends at dinner reminiscing about all the great times we had in high school and all the crazy things we did..

Date of experience: November 2018
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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.
25 June 2016|
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Response from euphoricfocus | 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
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