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

Learn about and visit the multiple aviation area sites in and around Dayton.

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 for county & respect

Steam fog rising from grass-covered mounds.

Hopewell Culture NHP

Hopewell Culture National Historical Park preserves and interprets an American Indian culture that lived in Ohio 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

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.

Cards featuring a green frog, one with a bighorn sheep, one with a child and another with an owl

America the Beautiful pass program

Learn about the America the Beautiful parks & recreation lands passes for federal fee areas and where you can purchase them too.

Last updated: January 3, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

16 South Williams St.
Dayton, OH 45402

Phone:

(937) 225-7705

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