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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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Interesting Place

We were able to go into one of the buildings they actually used. It Had a reproduction of their... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
dalea324
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Amherst, Ohio
Enthusiastic Rangers!

We were here only an hour but lived the enthusiasm of the informative rangers. The cycling shop and... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
TravelingMamaGlv
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16 S Williams St, Dayton, OH 45402-8235
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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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Reviewed 27 March 2017

Operated by National Park Service - extremely well done and with terrific interpretive guidance from professional Park Rangers.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 17 March 2017

this was a neat little time warp. we loved seeing some the write brothers work up close. the larger museum offers way more insight into the lives of the write brother and time period.

Thank Crystal S
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I visited the Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center, a cycle shop, and the place where their residence once stood. We enjoyed the visit immensely and would have loved to visit other parts of the complex, except they were closing early for the day. We...More

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

I was in Dayton for Hamvention and arrived a day early. Having just read David McCullough's new book about the Wright brothers, I was interested in this museum. A lot of the things I saw were fresh in my mind, which certainly enhanced my experience....More

1  Thank Brad A
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Trials and tribulations of early flight through the eyes of those who lived at the time. Wright family and Dayton Ohio the birthplace of avation.

Thank JCKlosterman
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Part of a scattered site national Park to celebrate flight, this stop offers more than you expect. The main building has a replica of a Wright flyer and lots of neat and interactive exhibits on two floors, including a parachute museum and films and the...More

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78traveler
3 January 2018|
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Response from Joel_in_MD | Reviewed this property |
Note, the REAL Bike shop and their house that was near it where they lived at the time are NOT in Dayton. the one in Dayton represents one of a few similar locations they ran in the area early on. The ACTUAL Bike shop and... More
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Robert K
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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