UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE:

The Museum is Currently Closed!

In light of the Covid 19 virus emergency and the Governor of Indiana requesting all non-essential businesses close, the Wilbur Wright Museum will not open on April 1 as planned. Please check back frequently for updates on an opening date. If you have any questions please email wilbur@nltc.net.

What You'll See

The Birth Home

Kitty Hawk Room

The Birth Home

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 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

Wright Flyer

Kitty Hawk Room

The Birth Home

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 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. 

Kitty Hawk Room

Kitty Hawk Room

Kitty Hawk Room

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 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.

Main Street

Gift Shop/Visitor Center

Kitty Hawk Room

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 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. 

Gift Shop/Visitor Center

Gift Shop/Visitor Center

Gift Shop/Visitor Center

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 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. 

Community Building

Gift Shop/Visitor Center

Gift Shop/Visitor Center

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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!

Membership

As a member of the Wilbur Wright Preservation Society, Yearly or Lifetime Membership includes: Subscription to a quarterly newsletter, 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 wilbur@nltc.net or visit our Contact Us page for any questions.

2019 Membership & Donation Form Master (pdf)

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