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    Dayton Aviation Heritage

    National Historical Park Ohio

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Operating Hours & Seasons

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, a five-unit park is located in and around Dayton, Ohio. The units include: The Wright Cycle Company Complex, consisting of The Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center and Aviation Trail Visitor Center and Museum and The Wright Cycle Company; The Paul Laurence Dunbar House; Dayton History at Carillon Park; Hawthorn Hill; the Huffman Prairie Flying Field and Interpretive Center.

NOTE: Hours for the Wright-Dunbar Visitor Center
and the Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center
are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
(7 days a week).

The Wright-Dunbar Visitor Center
16 South Williams Street, Dayton, OH 45402
937-225-7705
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
Closed: Thanksgiving, December 25, and New Year's Day
During inclement weather, please call for daily schedule.

Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center
2380 Memorial Road, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433
937-425-0008
Hours: 9:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
Closed: The third Saturday of September for the U.S. Air Force marathon,
Thanksgiving day, December 25, and New Year's Day
During inclement weather, please call for daily schedule.

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
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: Friday and Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
To schedule a group or school class call Dayton History at Carillon Historical Park at 937-313-2010.

Hawthorn Hill
For more information and tour reservations, contact Dayton History at Carillon Historical Park.
See above for contact information.

 

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Did You Know?

Replica catapult device at Huffman Prairie Flying Field.

On September 7, 1904, the Wright brothers use a catapult launching device for the first time at Huffman Prairie Flying Field, Dayton, Ohio.