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Take a trip back to 1903 when Wilbur & Orville Wright took flight right here in Kill Devil Hills! The Memorial includes a museum, monument and reproductions of the brother’s aircraft. 

Be sure to check out...

  • Flight Line: Visit the spot where the Wright brothers first took flight and the locations where they landed.
  • Reconstructed 1903 Camp Buildings
  • See a slice of what camp life was like for the Wright brothers.
  • Visit the nation's commemorative monument to the Wright brothers' world-changing achievement on December 17, 1903 
  • Place yourself within an artistic representation of that significant day.

Wright Brothers Visitor Center

Learn more about Wilbur and Orville Wright, and see a reproduction of the 1903 flyer and 1902 glider.

Wright Brothers National Memorial
1000 N Croatan Hwy Mile Post 7
Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948
United States
36° 0' 52.1028" N, 75° 40' 4.1592" W
North Carolina US