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Carolinas Aviation Museum

4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC
+1 704-359-8442
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Great for aviation lovers

We really enjoyed our visit to the Aviation Museum. The highlights for us was a replica of the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Ira B
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New York City, New York
Interesting aviation history

If you are an aviation buff, then there are lots of really cool things to see. If you are just... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
David M
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hudson river” (96 reviews)
“us airways” (74 reviews)
“on display” (54 reviews)
LOCATION
4672 First Flight Dr, Charlotte, NC
This attraction is at Douglas Airport
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+1 704-359-8442
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Aviation Museum. The highlights for us was a replica of the Wright Brothers aircraft from the first flight in 1903 and the US Air near disaster plane called "The Miracle On The Hudson" that Chesley Sullenberger safely landed...More

Thank Ira B
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are an aviation buff, then there are lots of really cool things to see. If you are just interested then it is still cool, but you may not spend as much time here. There are planes for kids to climb into and see...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Okay, it's not huge. But the displays are nice, the volunteers are friendly and helpful, and the cost is in line. Sully's U.S. Airways Flight 1549 Airbus 320, along with the engines and a good deal of stuff from that flight, is obviously the main...More

Thank Wendell T
Reviewed 6 days ago

Sullenberger did an amazing job of landing this plane in the Hudson River with no engines and the airplane did an amazing job of not breaking up when it was slammed down into the ice choked river at speeds well above it was designed for....More

Thank PTBitte
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Most of the museum is dedicated to the plain crash from US Airways. It is in an old airport hanger but their are fans blowing. It still gets hot in summer. Recommend to sit in fighter seat cockpit and get a feel of the small...More

Thank I_Like_Cats_12
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly worth a visit, even just to see the aircraft that ditched into the Hudson River. There is a good variety of aircraft to see in a comfortable environment.

Thank Graham120543
Reviewed 1 week ago

As a volunteer at the airport, I throughly enjoyed my trip to the Museum. Very interesting for anyone who enjoys aviation history.

Thank Larry W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a great family trip. Educational and fun. Loved that we could touch the planes. We could also sit in a jet.

Thank StayVacation
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must see if you are in Charlotte and an aviation buff. The US Airways A320 from the Miracle on the Hudson is the top attraction here. Anyone who loves aviation will appreciate this display. It's truly amazing how little damage was done...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 1 week ago

As far as aviation musuem goes it's a tad below average but because of Sully's plane it gets an extra star. Aside from the US Airways Flight 1549, Airbus A320-214, there is an F-14, a Marine AV8B, Chinook and a few other jets from the...More

Thank MrWorldTraveler
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MBNick
22 September 2016|
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Response from Margaret L | Reviewed this property |
If there are any, I did not find them. There are several fast food restaurants a mile or so away on Billy Graham Parkway. I would say eat something before you go because there is nothing to eat at the Museum.
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Santosh S
15 December 2015|
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Response from KeninCLT | Reviewed this property |
I would imagine they could hold them in the office there, but I would call ahead just to check. It's not attached to the airport - it's off-premises by a bit, but it's large and they have a decent-sized 'office' area; the... More
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Chandlernichole
3 February 2015|
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Response from wcarter13 | Reviewed this property |
When we went it was $40. $12 for adults and $8 for children. It was well worth it as we were entertained for several hours and saw things we haven't seen at other museums
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