A HALF A MILLION PEOPLE VISIT WRIGHT BROTHERS NATIONAL MEMORIAL EACH YEAR.

Wright Brothers National Memorial draws individuals with a wide range of recreational and educational needs:

  • See where the First Flight lifted off.
  • Run the route of the First Flight – can you do it in 12 seconds?
  • Climb up Kill Devil Hill to the Monument commemorating the First Flight and the Wright Brothers.
  • Take in the view of the flight line and the beauty of the Outer Banks at the top of the monument.
  • Come inside to the Visitors Center and hear the exciting story of the Wright Brothers by the National Park Service Rangers.
  • See the 1903 Wright Flyer replica.
  • See the “firsts” in aviation at the Dr. Paul E. Garber Shrine
  • Shop at the Eastern National Museum Store.
  • There is something to do for young and old alike.