Wright Brothers National Memorial | VISITOR CENTER

Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center

Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center

OPERATING HOURS

Wright Brothers National Memorial Visitor Center is open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM, except when closed on Christmas Day.

AMENITIES

  • Ranger-staffed information desk where you can ask questions and pick up a park brochure, as well as a brochure for the other National Park properties in the immediate area—Fort Raleigh National Historic Site and Cape Hatteras National Seashore
  • Meeting place for Ranger-led activities
  • Wright Brothers Museum
  • Flight Room with working replicas of the Wright’s glider and Flyer
  • Book and souvenir store
  • Restrooms

The original Wright Flyer is in the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, D. C. The Flyer replica at Wright Brothers National Memorial is a full-scale reproduction of the original plane, and it is capable of flying. It was given to the National Park Service on the 100th anniversary of the Wright Brothers’ historic powered flight.

Wright Flyer replica, the Wright Brothers' powered aircraft

Wright Flyer replica, the Wright Brothers’ powered aircraft

Replica of the Wright Glider

Replica of the Wright Glider

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Last updated on March 23, 2020
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