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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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Excellent small museum focused on local history with Wright Brothers.

This museum is located at the Cherry Hill airport around a couple corners from the Metro station... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jim S
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Clearwater, Florida
Hidden gem of a museum

The College Park Aviation Museum is located at the old College Park Airport. This was the first... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John B
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Laurel, Maryland
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1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740-2000
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Visited this museum a few weeks ago and found it a delightful experience. After negotiating several crowded museums, this was indeed a breath of fresh air. The museum contains interesting exhibits with lots of information that was new to me.

Thank SusanMelvin
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The Wright Brothers tested some of their first airplane designs here and trained the first pilots for the U.S. military, their first customers. Home to the 'Wright Stuff,' College Park then became home to the Right Stuff as early pilots, like 'Hap' Arnold, began to...More

Thank archaeoExplorer
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I am from the area and had no idea this existed! We rented the place for a private event so our experience might be different than many. I knew the history of the airport but not all the details. If you are anywhere near College...More

Thank Donbethesda
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Neat connection with the Wright Brothers and if you are a Wright Brothers fan, definitely worth the visit. I found the exhibits to be a bit worn, though, and the kids interactive area kinda messy. There is a robotron Wright brother as you enter. Fairly...More

1  Thank Lynn S
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