Wilbur’s parents bought this 5 acres and house for $700 and they only lived here for three years. Along with the Wright family house is a Smoke House, Barn and an Outhouse.
This is a full-size replica of the 1903 Wright Flyer. This replica took 10 years to build and was meant to fly. The propellers are hand-carved. The motor is molded and cast into the replica 4-cylinder engine.
Replica of where they the Wrights stayed when returning to Kill Devil Hills site in 1901. They pitched a tent about 1,000 ft. east of the higher hill and built a rudimentary shed as a workshop.
Print and Bike Shops: The Brothers began their careers as printers. When they were unable to make a living at that, they began repairing and building bicycles. Check out the barber shop, dress shop, general store and school. Wood Carvings: Many of these carvings were made from wood taken from the original house and fence.
Visit our Gift Shop and website store. We are well-stocked with affordable items such as posters, key chains, shot glasses, T-shirts, and postcards etc.
We also have a Community Building that can be rented for Birthdays, Wedding, and other events. Become a member to receive annual or lifetime discounts. Contact us for pricing!
As a member of the Wilbur Wright Preservation Society, Yearly or Lifetime Membership includes: 10% discount at our gift shop, $100 community room rental and FREE admission to the Birthplace and Museum for individual (individual member), immediate family (family and lifetime members), or bearer and one guest (corporate members). If you are interested, please download the PDF form below and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our Contact Us page for any questions.
The museum will be opening up soon for our 2021 season. We are excited to begin a new year and hope to see some new faces. If you have any questions, please see our contact page and reach out to us!