Basic Information

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park is located in western Ohio, in the city of Dayton. The park's average annual visitation is about 81,000 visitors.

Let Us Help You Plan Your Visit

  • Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park is located in the western Ohio area.
  • Learn about the park's three visitor centers on the Places To Go page. Stop by the Directions page to determine the best way to reach the visitor centers.
  • You can visit the Paul Laurence Dunbar House Historic Site to learn more about one of the most famous African-American poets, Paul Laurence Dunbar. There are no admission fees to the site.
  • Before you begin your journey to the park, be sure to check on the current traffic and Road Conditions around the park and Dayton area.
  • Check on the normal Operating Hours for Dayton Aviation Heritage NHP.
  • Finish your trip planning by visiting the Eating & Sleeping page to find local area eateries and accommodations
  • If you are with a commercial photography or film crew, please review the requirements before visiting the park.
  • Browse the park Calendar to see what events are planned for your visit.
  • View a list of Nearby Attractions to complement your visit to the park.
  • Get the current Weather conditions for the park and surrounding area.
  • While the park has no camping or overnight facilities, there are variety of hotels, bed-and-breakfasts, and campgrounds are available within a short distance. For a list of accommodations in the area, visit the Lodging page.
  • Food is not available for purchase within the park. There are no vending machines on park grounds either. There is a water fountain available in the visitor center. A variety of restaurants are located near the park's visitor centers. Visit the Restaurants page to view what options are available around the parks.
  • Visiting the park with your pet? Find out where Pets can and cannot go while on park grounds.
  • Looking for more National Park Service areas? You can stay right here in the Buckeye state and see seven more National Park Service sites throughout the state.

Last updated: January 30, 2024

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Mailing Address:

16 South Williams Street
Dayton, OH 45402


937 225-7705

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