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The Monument to a Century of Flight

Aycock Brown Welcome Center, Kitty Hawk, NC
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This was well worth the visit in spite of the visitor center being closed. The temporary center has... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Bruce J
Columbia, Maryland
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Greeted by a Celebration of Flight and History on the Outer Banks

This is an excellent rest area (most eastern North Carolina rest areas are exceptional) with a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Aycock Brown Welcome Center, Kitty Hawk, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was well worth the visit in spite of the visitor center being closed. The temporary center has little to offer, but there's still plenty to see.

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is an excellent rest area (most eastern North Carolina rest areas are exceptional) with a little history to go along with it. You will not be disappointed to take the extra little walk back to this monument and get a little teaser for the...More

Thank 501suzyl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was disappointing to go to this. The lady at the gate had charged us to go visit the site and are friend that was driving with us her sister and brother in law had drove around they told us that there was nothing open....More

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Simple yet impressive. It's a hole in the wall type monument so you really have to look for it. It feels like you're driving into a rest area but it's there. Very nice.

Thank valliam13
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Great little spot to hit right before you go to the Wright Brothers National Memorial. This is a legacy to the history and the beauty and mystery of flight, this public Monument recognizes significant accomplishments and milestones in aviation history and honors the soaring spirit...More

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Fantastic outdoor exhibit about flight from the beginning to the current. You walk around and read the plaques and see the progression of flight. You also realize how far we have come in a 100 years! Amazing.

Thank LindyLoo57
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if you are near Kitty Hawk. It is so cool! Very educational and fun for all ages. There is quite a bit of walking some a very steep hill. My favorite part was an airplane that kids could climb on.

Thank Alicia E
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The main facility was closed due to reconstruction. However, the rest of the exhibits were opened. If you are an aviation buff, this stop is a must. There is an entrance fee which is rather steep ($7.00 over age 14) for the time spent here....More

Thank ref48
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This is near kitty hawk visitor area. I am not sure why it is not in Wright brother’s memorial as that memorial ground is really huge. There are 12-14 pillars and each pillar describes time line of first flight to the first shuttle till now....More

2  Thank sanju_222323
Reviewed 7 September 2017

We visited this site. It is in a national park. there is admission. The regular musuem is undergoing rennovation, but we still head a great experience. We visited the temporary museum. Then we walked across the large field to the large monument on top of...More

Thank hawaiiansurf8
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10 October 2017|
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Response from Jordan P | Reviewed this property |
You can google the hours of operation and I would say it would take a good hour or so to take pictures and look and hike the hill
Anthony K
1 April 2016|
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Response from Charley44 | Reviewed this property |
The Wright Bros. Memorial & First Flight is a National Park; there is a Ranger there. The Monument to a Century of Flight is located in a different place in Kitty Hawk, and is NOT a National Park or National Monument. SEE... More