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College Park Aviation Museum

1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740-2000
+1 301-864-6029
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Small but don't let it fool you!

Great exhibits, some fun stuff for the kids (interactive things). Provides a great walk through of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
It worth the visit if you are going with children.

A small well organized museum of he beginning of aviation. Specially interesting for children with... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
College Park, Maryland
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1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740-2000

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great exhibits, some fun stuff for the kids (interactive things). Provides a great walk through of aviation history and includes women's roles! Plenty of parking and nice little gift shop as well

Thank hatteras01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A small well organized museum of he beginning of aviation. Specially interesting for children with adults who explain to.

Thank eriverap2016
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Apparently not widely known, this small museum adjacent to the historic College Park airport illustrates the evolution of powered aviation from the Wright Brothers flyer to the early 1950s. Vintage private aircraft of the period are displayed, and you can sit in the pilot's seat...More

Thank J0hn_C626
Reviewed 6 November 2017

A friend who lives nearby brought my wife and me to the museum, We're both fans since we flew together in the Navy. Others have given a pretty good summary of this nice, small museum, which is just perfect for anyone with a short attention...More

Thank Ganfo
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This museum is located at the Cherry Hill airport around a couple corners from the Metro station. The are focused on this airports continuous operation since the Wright brothers trained pilot for the US Army here. They have a very nice collection of replicas for...More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The College Park Aviation Museum is located at the old College Park Airport. This was the first airport in the United States. There is a small museum with a number of unique, entertaining and informative exhibits. It is not particularly busy and it is located...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 29 August 2017

An offshoot of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum, this small museum is on the oldest, continuously operating airport in the world. The airport is where the Wright Brothers taught the first US Military Pilots to fly - and a replica of that plane is...More

Thank Angela I
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Took my youngest son here since he loves planes. It was a great 1/2 day trip for us. They have a number of planes, parts of airplanes, and hands on activities.

Thank Italiangirl726
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Aviation Museum is based at the historic College Park Airport. This Airport had a major part in the early history of aviation. There are numerous antique biplanes, and some slightly more modern planes. My 7 year old grandson was thrilled for a couple of...More

1  Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum and was so surprised how nice it was. There is a story to tell and they tell it wrong. Learned about the Wright brothers and their flight. Small but top rated. I would recommend all to stop and spend some time...More

Thank Shirley F
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