Plan Your Visit
National Park Service
Dayton Aviation Heritage NHP consists of five sites that tell the stories of Wilbur Wright, Orville Wright, and Paul Laurence Dunbar.
Our five sites offer you the opportunity to experience the historically refurnished Wright brothers' printing office, walk through an original Wright brothers' bicycle shop, see the Wright brothers' third airplane, follow Wilbur and Orville's footsteps at the Huffman Prairie Flying Field, visit Hawthorn Hill (the Wrights' mansion), and experience Paul Laurence Dunbar's last home.
All of these sites are National Historic Landmarks or are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Please click on the links for details about directions, hours, things to do, and other useful information for planning your trip.
Dayton's Amazing Aviation Places
Race to Dayton's amazing aviation places, stamp your passport at seven locations and then receive a "Wilbear Wright" aviator teddy bear.
It's a lot of fun!
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Discover Our Shared Heritage
The National Park Service has launched an online travel itinerary.
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Did You Know?
The Wright brothers continued their flying experiments here on this cow pasture in Dayton, Ohio in 1904 and 1905, perfecting their machine and building the world's first practical airplane.