History, Arts & Culture

Wright Brothers National Memorial

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. Hours: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (hours are extended during summer months). Open year-round. Closed Christmas Day. Note: School sponsored programs may be eligible for a waiver of fees. Services: Interpretive tours available. Facilities: Visitor Center facilities include a bookstore, rest rooms, and telephones.
Location: 1000 N Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC
Phone: (252) 441-7430

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