Wright Flyer replica

Wright Brothers - Museum of FlyingThe Wright Flyer was the first heavier than air powered aircraft to take flight. The Wright Flyer used a canard biplane design with a pusher engine. It made its first flight on December 17, 1903 traveling 120 feet in 12 seconds. Our Wright Flyer is a replica built by 20th Century Fox as a movie prop for “Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian”


Hours of operation

The Museum is currently operating on it's Fall - Winter hours. We are open Friday - Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM (last entry at 4:30 PM)

Always check our front page for information on Museum closures pertaining to private events. They are generally posted at least two weeks beforehand.

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Special Offer!

On Fridays, the "MaxFlight Special" includes one adult admission and one MaxFlight Simulator ticket, an $18 value, for $12. Children’s MaxFlight Special is $8, normally a $14 value.

All riders must be at least 48 inches tall.

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