Dayton Aviation Heritage National 

Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

There are seasonal hours during the fall and winter months.  Please call  937-225-7705 

for the current park schedule.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.


From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by


Aviation Trail, Inc.

- In Partnership with the National Park Service


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Travel Channel at Parachute Museum

On February 8 of this year, the Travel Channel was in Dayton to shoot video at the Aviation Trail Parachute Museum for background material in a story for their “Mysteries at the Museum” series. The episode is schedule to air on the Travel Channel on Thursday, July 26 at 9:00 PM EST. Tune in to catch some scenes from the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park Visitor Center and the Aviation Trail Parachute Museum.

Parachute Museum Curator Randy Zuercher stated that “We are excited for this national exposure and look forward to sharing the Parachute Museum with a wider audience”.

See the Travel Channel information on their website at https://www.travelchannel.com/shows/mysteries-at-the-museum

Learn more about the Parachute Museum at http://www.aviationtrailinc.org/parachute-museum