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The Wright Cycle Company Complex

16 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
+1 937-225-7705
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must-see for history buffs

very nicely done intro to Wright Brothers and Paul Dunbar. Rangers are very informative. Be sure... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JerryVirginia
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Columbus, Ohio
Wright Cycle Company Complex

This is a great place to witness how the Wright Brothers started their bicycle and printing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Pat C
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16 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
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Reviewed 1 week ago

very nicely done intro to Wright Brothers and Paul Dunbar. Rangers are very informative. Be sure to see the 30-minute video on the Wrights, moderated by Martin Sheen. Children and history buffs should be introduced to this place. Also, be sure to go next door...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to witness how the Wright Brothers started their bicycle and printing business. It is a National Park and the rangers are very knowledgeable about the Wright Brothers. It was a very interesting tour and could be combined with a tour...More

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Start your visit at the Dayton Aviation National Historic visitor center right next door to the Wright's Cycle shop where a park ranger will lead you on a guided tour of the shop which basically consists of a large room set up as close to...More

Thank MTravi
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

See their print shop equipment and bicycle shop history. After they finally achieved flight, they considered it a failure as the craft could not turn. They worked it out eventually as we know. An awesome place to visit if you are an airport bum like...More

Thank Tom G
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A tour of the cycle shop was given to us by the park ranger. A brief history was present to us. in this history we learned that this the Wright Bros 4th bike shop. The 5th bike shop was located on Williams street but moved...More

Thank 561kennethe
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Sadly it rained the day I went its a interesting place they have parking in front and on the side if unsure ask and the ranger will tell you where to park for free. I loved the inside of the building. You have two builds...More

Thank tinkerbsb
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We were able to go into one of the buildings they actually used. It Had a reproduction of their print shop. Also 2 bikes from their era. The ranger was very informative. The museum was also very informative. The kids really enjoyed it.

Thank dalea324
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We were here only an hour but lived the enthusiasm of the informative rangers. The cycling shop and movie on the Wright brothers were especially interesting.

Thank TravelingMamaGlv
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We started our aviation museum tours here. The grandkids loved learning about the beginning of aviation and flight. The park Rangers explained everything in language simple enough for our 8 yr old

Thank navymom1012
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We stopped here first on our Wright Brothers pilgrimage and I am glad we did. It makes sense to start where it all began. There is an excellent video to acquaint or re-acquaint yourself with the Wright Brothers. There are also some excellent displays both...More

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Robert K
is there RV parking, for truck and trailer?
6 June 2017|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Robert , There is plenty of parking nearby and S William St becomes a normal suburban street past the Complex , you'll be fine ! Enjoy, Skeney.
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MickKalamazoo
Nearby motels ? Cost for Wright CoCplex ?
30 March 2017|
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Response from Skeney57 | Reviewed this property |
Mick, Didn't stay near there but the Wright Cycle Co. is part of the Interpretive Centre and entry is free but donations to the NPS are kindly accepted ! Easy way to spend a great hour or so ! Enjoy, Skeney.
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