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Carolinas Aviation Museum

4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
+1 704-359-8442
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The Miracle

The museum is great but totally over shadowed by Flight 1549, Miracle on the Hudson Aircraft. An... read more

Reviewed yesterday
GBR2USA
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Alexandria, Virginia
Interesting Exhibits you can get up close and personal with

I had the pleasure in taking a tour of this facility and found myself reading every article that... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Elizabeth T
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Hopkins, South Carolina
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“hudson river” (106 reviews)
“us airways” (80 reviews)
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4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC 28208-5770
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
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Reviewed yesterday

The museum is great but totally over shadowed by Flight 1549, Miracle on the Hudson Aircraft. An amazing part of Aviation history will extremely friendly knowledgeable employees. My mum is not a fan of Aircraft but she was totally amazed by Flight 1549

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the pleasure in taking a tour of this facility and found myself reading every article that was on display. They have a cockpit you can sit in and take pics. Really cool place.

Thank Elizabeth T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We traveled to the Carolina's Aviation Museum to see Sully's plane, which was spectacular and worth the trip by itself. However, we were pleasantly surprised at the other offerings in the museum and ended up spending several hours exploring the exhibits. It was a very...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this museum prior to catching our flight since it is located right next to the airport. My husband loves planes so it seemed like a great place to visit. We were both fascinated with the "Miracle on the Hudson" display. The entire plane...More

Thank rbo22
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seeing Sully’s Plane was a miracle it’s self. Interesting seeing all the difference planes but who ever did the food for the event should be ashamed of it. Terrible...

Thank Jeff C
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

Nice museum on Douglas Airport in Charlotte. Has many interesting displays about aircraft in the South especially U.S.Airways. The Miracle on the Hudson U.S. Air jet on display with lots of cool visual and static displays. Good for killing a couple of hours and worth...More

Thank Thomas P
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Not too many planes to see and you can go thru it all in less than 1 hour. Took us little longer due to field trip class there. Skip it and save your money. Only interesting part was seeing the actual salvaged plane that crashed...More

Thank PBWorldTraveler
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Everything was great here. The exhibits and the people were all amazing. Will go back and visit next time I'm in town.

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

During our recent visit, I learned so many things I didn’t know about the history of flying. The Miracle in the Hudson was also interesting. My 5 year old was able to see and get a hands-on learning experience about planes. I highly recommend this...More

Thank Wendy W
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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped into the Museum on our way for a road trip through NC. Very cool to see The US Airways plane from the Miracle on the Hudson. They have done a good job documenting what happened. The museum dosants are wonderfully knowledgable. A bit expensive...More

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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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