These museums offer information on the Wright brothers. In most
cases, their collections do not focus just on the Wright brothers;
they also include other inventors and aviators.
Carillon Historical Park
important historical site -- The first practical airplane, the Wright Flyer III,
is here. This is the airplane
in which the Wrights learned to fly!
Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park
Includes on of the many Wright brothers' bicycle shops, their
printing business, Huffman Prairie (where the Wrights did much of
their flying), and two interpretive centers, one in West Dayton and
the other on Wright Hill, close to Huffman Prairie.
Henry Ford Museum & Greenfield Village
The Wright brothers' home and bicycle shop, including many original
furnishings and tools, were moved here by Henry Ford in the 1930s.
Online information includes brief narratives on the Wright brothers family members, The Wright Brothers'
printing and bicycle businesses; the invention of the airplane, a chronology of their
life, and a short bibliography.
National Air & Space Museum
The NASM displays three Wright aircraft -- the 1903 Wright Flyer I, the 1909 Wright
Military Flyer, and the 1911 "Vin Fiz." Each has a separate page on the NASM
site, including a photo and specs.
National Museum of the United States Air Force
A vast collection of military airplanes and aviation
hardware, including a replica of the 1909 Wright Military Flyer and
an original (but heavily modified) Wright Model B.
Wright B Flyer, Inc.
Flies a Wright Model B look-alike made from modern materials
affectionately known as the "Iron B."
Wright Brothers National Memorial
Built at the foot of Kill Devil Hill, where the Wright brothers
first flew near Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Includes an interpretive
center, reconstructions of the Wright hangars and living quarters,
and replicas of the 1903 Wright Flyer I and the 1902 Wright Glider.