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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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Great Museum about the Wright Brothers and great artifacts

It was $5 pp to get in. The young gentlemen who took our tickets gave us information regarding the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
46oceangirl
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Massachusetts
Nice small museum for the kid

We spent a little over an hour, but it was a nice visit. We got a Groupon that cost $6 for 2 adults... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Fred S
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West Bloomfield
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1985 Cpl. Frank Scott Drive, College Park, MD 20740-2000
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+1 301-864-6029
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"the wright brothers"
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"hands on activities"
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"interactive exhibits for kids"
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"nice little gift shop"
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"train display"
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"nice collection"
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"entrance fee"
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"few hours"
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"couple of hours"
in 3 reviews
"spend an afternoon"
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"united states"
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"kids and adults"
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"flight simulator"
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"aircraft"
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"pilot"
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"helicopter"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was $5 pp to get in. The young gentlemen who took our tickets gave us information regarding the airport which is still in use on the property and the museum history with the Wright Brothers for about 5 mins then we just meandered around...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a little over an hour, but it was a nice visit. We got a Groupon that cost $6 for 2 adults and 2 children, which was a great deal. The animated Wright Brother was fun to see. The kids enjoyed making parachutes and...More

Thank Fred S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, talk about a hidden gem! The only reason I knew about this museum was a colleague recommended it. It's tucked away from the main roads and is bursting with aviation history that will interest both kids and adults. It's not very big, so you...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Visit the oldest continuously run airport and aviation museum. We enjoy visiting with our 4 year old son. There is a great young children interaction area and all the information is fun and interesting to learn. Huge floor to ceiling 2 story windows perfect for...More

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Reviewed 9 February 2018

If you have an interest in early aviation (or have a child who is interested), this affordable museum is for you! Affiliated with the Smithsonian, this museum and active airstrip has several full size airplane exhibits including a Jenny. They focus on the Wright brothers,...More

Thank C W
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

A surprisingly nice museum about the history of flight without the crowds at the Smithsonian. A quiet museum just beside the College Park Airport that has its own place in the history of flight. Several planes, flight simulators and more.

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Wonderful place for elementary age children; we had a toddler and there were some activities he could do as well. Price is extremely reasonable and staff very courtous and accomodating.

Thank foodnut003
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Located next to the oldest operating airport in the US, this small museum has some wonderfully restored old planes. It is worth it for anyone that appreciates planes from nearly a century ago. The place is clean and easy to find. Plenty of parking.

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

We went for the holiday model train exhibit but found the rest of the museum just as interesting if not more so. The train layout had three tracks with multiple trains running. People seemed to love it but, to be honest, I think the one...More

Thank D P
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

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

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