Operating Hours & Seasons

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park is a
five-unit park located in and around Dayton, Ohio.


The Wright Cycle Company Complex
The Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center
Aviation Trail, Inc. Visitor Center and Museum
The Wright Cycle Company building
16 South Williams Street, Dayton, OH 45402
Main phone #: (937) 225-7705
Hours of Operation:

  • November 2nd, 2015 through March 5th, 2016
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Wednesday through Sunday
  • Beginning Monday, March 6th, 2016 the park will return to a 7 day per week operation.

Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

During inclement weather, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park follows the opening/closure decisions of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. For up to date operating status information during inclement weather, visit the WPAFB Operating Status page. This information is updated daily. You can also call (937) 225-7705 for more information.



Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center
2380 Memorial Road, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433
Main phone #: (937) 425-0008
Hours of Operation:

  • November 2nd, 2015 through March 5th, 2016
    9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Wednesday through Sunday
  • Beginning Monday, March 6th, 2016 the park will return to a 7 day per week operation.
Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

During inclement weather, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park follows the opening/closure decisions of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. For up to date operating status information during inclement weather, visit the WPAFB Operating Status page. This information is updated daily. You can also call (937) 225-7705 for more information.

Huffman Prairie Flying Field
Gate 16A off State Route 444, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433
Hours: 8:00 am to 6:00 pm
Closed: The third Saturday of September for the U.S. Air Force marathon
The prairie is on an active military base. Visitors should call the Interpretive Center at (937) 425-0008 for field closures.


Dayton History at Carillon Historical Park
1000 Carillon Boulevard, Dayton, OH 45409
Phone #: (937) 293-2841
Hours: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5:00 pm Sunday
Closed: Thanksgiving, December 24 & 25 and New Year's Eve and New Year's Day.


Paul Laurence Dunbar House
219 North Paul Laurence Dunbar Street, Dayton, OH 45401
Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Closed: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.
Last tour begins at 3:30 pm.
For more information call (937) 225-7005, ext. 224 or email the site.


Hawthorn Hill
For more information and tour reservations,
contact Dayton History at Carillon Historical Park at (937) 313-2010

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