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Glenn H. Curtiss Museum

8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9795
+1 607-569-2160
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Excellent history of aviation

We had heard of the Curtiss before and finally got a chance to see it. We were there most of 3... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
dianepyle
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Emporium, Pennsylvania
Well laid out; Interesting Piece of Local History

A must do for people interested in aviation and motorcycling history. For those like me with a more... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
D C
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North Kingstown, Rhode Island
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The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum, bearing the name of Hammondsport's favorite son, is located on Route 54, one half mile south of the village of Hammondsport, New York. Dedicated to the memory of pioneer aviator, Glenn Curtiss, the museum contains a priceless collection relating to early aviation and local history. The museum also features a 75-seat theater, large open area for special events and a gift shop. In addition to motorcycles and aircraft, visitors will also see antique tools, toys, boats, home-furnishings, fire equipment and much more. Visitors are also welcome to visit the Museum Restoration Shop, talk with volunteer craftsman and watch them work on historic aircraft.
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8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, NY 14840-9795
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had heard of the Curtiss before and finally got a chance to see it. We were there most of 3 hours and that gave us a good overview. The movie was excellent showing the part Glenn Curtiss had in aviation development - which was...More

Thank dianepyle
Reviewed 3 days ago

A must do for people interested in aviation and motorcycling history. For those like me with a more marginal interest, it is still a very interesting museum. Saw a plane being restored. I was very interested in the toy collection as well as the local...More

Thank D C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Such an awesome museum- so much to learn-reading Glenn's life story now-so enjoyable having been in the area.

Thank udflyer72
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The inventive genius of motor and aviation pioneer Glenn Curtiss is memorialized by hundreds of static displays. Also many of the earliest motorcycles, automobiles and aircraft. Surprising collection of antique furniture, dolls, toys and local memorabilia. Great display on early women aviators. Well worth the...More

Thank knarmer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time visiting the Curtiss Museum. I brought my 16 year old grandson as well as my 11and 7 year old grandsons this year after bringing two 13 year old granddaughters last year. We all found it very educational and extremely interesting....More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took my 92 year old uncle here today. We were all pleasantly surprised at the quality of this museum. It is very interesting and we all learned a lot. The displays were quite extensive and a great variety, ranging from bicycles, motorcycles, antique cars,...More

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you ever find yourself in this part of the country, this museum is a must. Especially if you have even the slightest interest in automobiles, motorcycles and airplanes. The History is Just Amazing !!!

Thank JohnandMaxine83
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are ever in the Finger Lakes don't miss this museum just half an hour from the Corning Glass museum. It is a hidden treasure full of an incredible collection of Curtiss's inventions: motorcycles, early planes ( one realizes that Curtiss was really the...More

Thank Seriouscook
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting, and informative. Glenn Curtiss is someone to be remembered, what an interesting life.

Thank Sherry Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We returned to the Glenn Curtiss museum after a hiatus of a few years. Still amazing, with some new additions. This is free of charge but a donation box is present near the exit. I can't believe anyone leaving this place wouldn't give something to...More

Thank tripdokta
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