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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9795
+1 607-569-2160
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Good history of early flight

Curtiss invented bicycles, motorcycles and airplanes - in the era of the Wright Brothers. A fine... read more

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JonasBarnes
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Lafayette, California, United States
Wonderful Museum

Definitely a must see. A wonderful place with something for everyone. Planes, autos, motorcycles... read more

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Linda M
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The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, bearing the name of Hammondsport's favorite son, is located on Route 54, one half mile south of the village of Hammondsport, New York. Dedicated to the memory of pioneer aviator, Glenn Curtiss, the museum contains a priceless collection relating to early aviation and local history. The museum also features a 75-seat theater, large open area for special events and a gift shop. In addition to motorcycles and aircraft, visitors will also see antique tools, toys, boats, home-furnishings, fire equipment and much more. Visitors are also welcome to visit the Museum Restoration Shop, talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them work on historic aircraft.
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8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9795
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Reviewed yesterday

Curtiss invented bicycles, motorcycles and airplanes - in the era of the Wright Brothers. A fine display of all these and more.

Thank JonasBarnes
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Definitely a must see. A wonderful place with something for everyone. Planes, autos, motorcycles, household items from the past, so many things to see it is impossible to name them all. Young and old alike will love this museum.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 2 days ago

It was a rainy day and this was a great venue to spend some time in. They have a nice display of antique airplanes, motorcycles and engines. It was a real treat to hear the Curtis history of flight that dispels some of the Wright...More

Thank SlowPoke59
Reviewed 3 days ago

A very cool place to visit! Everyone who enjoys turn-of-the-century planes, motorcycles and/or cars will enjoy this place.

Thank SteelerFanInPhilly
Reviewed 1 week ago

Getting a large group of relatives all moving in the same direction at the same time is much like herding cats. Arlene, who sold the group tickets is surely going to heaven for she was so wonderfully good natured about the mass of confusion before...More

Thank jimboupstateny
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this museum on our way to Corning, NY. It was very informative about the life and contributions of Glenn Curtis to aviation, as well as many other key figures and displays of inventions regarding transportation. We took our parents (89 & 91) and...More

Thank Terri C
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like motors, motorcycles, airplanes, boats, whizzer bikes, and more motors, this is a great place to visit. Lots of local history, incredible displays, almost too much to see in one day. HOWEVER, if you're travelling thru Watkins Glen to get there, stay Fourth...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From bicycles to airplanes the museum highlights a local legion in aviation as important as the Wright brothers! Worth the time and effort! Proud to be from this locality and seeing the work by great Americans in this region!!

Thank TravelRDNo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is a treasure. In addition to learning about a man who may well be the most important figure in the development of US aviation, there are incredible displays of early aircraft, autos, motorboats , motorcycles and more. A delightful trip through Americana.

Thank Derek V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading some reviews of this museum we took a drive on Sunday to hammondsport. Found the museum easily and paid the senior/veteran entrance fee. Ladies at the desk were exceptionally nice and even loaned my husband a walking stick since he didn't have his...More

Thank Sandra K
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