From Bicycle Shop to the Surface of the Moon

Aviation is chock-full of tradition & history and nowhere will you find a richer collection of aviation than here, the birthplace of aviation.  From the straightforward bicycle shops that fostered the Wright brothers' flying ambitions to the complex spacecraft that carried man to the moon, the National Aviation Heritage Area has everything you need to learn about this country’s aviation legacy. Read More

The facade of the Wright brothers bicycle shop on Williams street

National Aviation Heritage Area Sites

Visit one of the multiple aviation area sites in and around Dayton.

Two cards with one featuring a natural landscape and another featuring a large sheep

Important Senior Pass Program Changes

Important changes are coming to the Senior Pass Program. New price structure takes effect Monday, August 28th, 2017.

African-american men standing for a photo

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers NM

Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument preserves the legacy of America's African-American soldiers who fought the county & respect

A brick building under a clear blue sky

Dayton Aviation Heritage NHP

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park interprets the legacies of three Dayton men who changed the world.

Steam fog rising from grass-covered mounds.

Hopewell Culture NHP

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park preserves what remains of an incredible culture of people who lived here over 2,000 years ago.

A large house under a clear blue sky

William Howard Taft NHS

William Howard Taft National Historic Site interprets the legacy of the only American to be President and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

Last updated: July 12, 2017

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Mailing Address:

16 South Williams St.
Dayton, OH 45402


(937) 225-7705

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