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Carolinas Aviation Museum

4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
+1 704-359-8442
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Great place to see Sullys plane

Went there solo , small aviation museum but free and very friendly staff Well worth the visit and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
skymouse
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Latham, New York
worth it...

we are aviation and history buffs, so we were doubly treated. to be face to face with Sully's plane... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
coolgal500
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Miami, Florida
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“hudson river” (102 reviews)
“us airways” (75 reviews)
“on display” (65 reviews)
LOCATION
4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
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+1 704-359-8442
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went there solo , small aviation museum but free and very friendly staff Well worth the visit and recommend to anyone who is in Charlotte Learned why Sullys plane ended there You do not need lot of time but You will not regret it

Thank skymouse
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we are aviation and history buffs, so we were doubly treated. to be face to face with Sully's plane and other historic aircrafts was a fantastic experience. A must for kids who think technology in the palm of your hands is all there is to...More

Thank coolgal500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The highlight, of course, was the plane from the flight that went down in the Hudson River in 2009. The other planes on display were fun to see. They have a replica of the Wright's first plane as well as some military aircraft from the...More

Thank Roberta M
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Being New Yorkers, we HAD to see Sully's plane. The exhibit was very interesting and my daughter and I read every word. We understood so much more about the event and the people involved when we were done. Visit this little gem of a museum....More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018

This place was really great for older kids! They had a scavenger hunt and they actually had the plane from miracle on the Hudson! Kids loved being able to go into the cock pits

Thank Cortney D
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

We had a couple of hours to kill, so we got a ride over to the museum from the airport. There is a small shop there, with some toys and aviation themed books for sale. The girl there offered both a senior, and military discount...More

Thank David L
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Great little spot, with or without kids! We brought our 3, 5 and 8 year old and they were entertained for about an hour. Without kids you could plan to spend around 2 hours. Seeing the actual plan from the Miracle on the Hudson is...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018

This was a great Museum to visit and explore. the exhibits are up close and you can put hands on. it was a special treat to see and share with my sons the actual same type of aircraft I was on on the Marine Corps...More

Thank CallsignYoda
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

As I visited the museum for the fourth time, I still learn more and more about the events of that eventful day on the Hudson River. The view of the plane itself is startling. The movie gives you a feel for the moment by moment...More

Thank Thomas B
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great little museum. They have an AMAZING display of the plane that landed on the Hudson. Seeing the plane up close gives you goose bumps. The tour helpers are great. You get to see a wide variety of planes.

Thank Leslie K
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leah840
28 December 2017|
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Response from Karen K | Reviewed this property |
General Adult Admission is $12. ~ Seniors 60+ is $10. ~ Students Age 4 to 18 is $8. ~ College Student with ID is $8. ~ Active Duty Military is $8. ~ Veterans is $9. ~ Children Under 3 is Free.
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youthminister
25 November 2017|
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Response from CltGirl129 | Reviewed this property |
I would say a minimum of 2 hours to get an overview of everything and max of 3 hours if you want to watch the informative videos/presentations.
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Heather S
25 July 2017|
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