Wright Brothers National Memorial

MP 8
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
Phone: 252-441-7430
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Site of the world's first controlled powered flight on December 17, 1903. The Visitor Center features full-scale reproductions of the Wright 1903 Powered Flyer and interpretive presentations. A pavilion boasts an exhibit hall with special exhibits, including a replica of the 1902 Wright Glider and a multipurpose auditorium. The grounds include historical markers of each attempted powered flight, replica camp buildings and a 60-foot granite monument on top of Big Kill Devil Hill (a 90-foot dune) honoring the Wright brothers.

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  • Admission: $4 per person - valid for 7 days; Free - 16 and under; $10 - Annual Park Pass; Free - Golden Age, Go
  • Open From (Hour): 9 am
  • Close To (Hour): 5 pm
  • Days Open: Open year-round. Closed Christmas Day.
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