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The Monument to a Century of Flight

Aycock Brown Welcome Center, Kitty Hawk, NC
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Simple and Impressive

Simple yet impressive. It's a hole in the wall type monument so you really have to look for it. It... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Eustis, Florida
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Very Nice Tribute to Amazing People

Great little spot to hit right before you go to the Wright Brothers National Memorial. This is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Aycock Brown Welcome Center, Kitty Hawk, NC
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Simple yet impressive. It's a hole in the wall type monument so you really have to look for it. It feels like you're driving into a rest area but it's there. Very nice.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little spot to hit right before you go to the Wright Brothers National Memorial. This is a legacy to the history and the beauty and mystery of flight, this public Monument recognizes significant accomplishments and milestones in aviation history and honors the soaring spirit...More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Fantastic outdoor exhibit about flight from the beginning to the current. You walk around and read the plaques and see the progression of flight. You also realize how far we have come in a 100 years! Amazing.

Thank LindyLoo57
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if you are near Kitty Hawk. It is so cool! Very educational and fun for all ages. There is quite a bit of walking some a very steep hill. My favorite part was an airplane that kids could climb on.

Thank Alicia E
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The main facility was closed due to reconstruction. However, the rest of the exhibits were opened. If you are an aviation buff, this stop is a must. There is an entrance fee which is rather steep ($7.00 over age 14) for the time spent here....More

Thank ref48
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is near kitty hawk visitor area. I am not sure why it is not in Wright brother’s memorial as that memorial ground is really huge. There are 12-14 pillars and each pillar describes time line of first flight to the first shuttle till now....More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited this site. It is in a national park. there is admission. The regular musuem is undergoing rennovation, but we still head a great experience. We visited the temporary museum. Then we walked across the large field to the large monument on top of...More

Thank hawaiiansurf8
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This was a fun place to visit and especially nice because it is part of the Kitty Hawk welcome and visitors center which had lots of information about all of the outer banks plus friendly rangers to boot. I enjoyed the tranquil and quiet of...More

Thank bookgarden
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

We visited in late August, 2017 and the museum was still under renovation. We did not want to pay full price if we couldn't see the museum so you may want to check before you go. If you get as far as the ticket building...More

Thank Debbi D
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Have actually wanted to visit for 45 yrs. Now I can actually realize the 1st line of flight, in the steps they took, and not by a picture.

Thank DM C
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Response from Jordan P | Reviewed this property |
You can google the hours of operation and I would say it would take a good hour or so to take pictures and look and hike the hill
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1 April 2016|
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Response from Charley44 | Reviewed this property |
The Wright Bros. Memorial & First Flight is a National Park; there is a Ranger there. The Monument to a Century of Flight is located in a different place in Kitty Hawk, and is NOT a National Park or National Monument. SEE... More