Visitor Center:

The Wright - Dunbar interpretive Center &

Aviation Trail Visitor Center

Hoover Block Building_W. Third St. Side.
Wright Cycle Co_

Update of April 21, 2021

Now Open 9 am to 4 pm Seven Days a Week

16 South Williams Street

Dayton, OH  45402

(937) 225-7705

Site #’s 1a, 1b, and 1c:

The Wright-Dunbar Interpretive Center and Aviation Trail Visitor Center, Aviation Trail Parachute Museum and the Wright Cycle Company are currently open for visitors seven days a week from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. 

The park phone number is (937) 225-7705.

For other sites on the Aviation Trail, check with each site before travelling:
Visiting days and hours vary for the sites on the Aviation Trail. Each individual site sets its own visiting schedule, which may sometimes fluctuate. Changes may occur on a day-to-day basis due to circumstances. Before traveling to a site on the Aviation Trail, please be sure to verify that site’s status by calling the number shown in the site’s listing on the Trail Sites page and by checking the site’s own website or other contact information. (Links and contact information are shown in the description of each site on the Trail Sites page).

Dayton's National Park Summer Hours:

Hours: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

 •Open every day --  Sunday through Saturday

Dayton's National Park Winter Hours:

  • CLOSED on Mondays and Tuesdays

  • Open 10:00 am to 4:00 pm, Wednesday through Sunday


Closed on the following holidays: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day.

For details and seasonal date schedules see


or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule. 

*The park schedule changes due to inclement weather and seasonal hours during the fall/ winter months.

The above hours apply to the Wright Dunbar Interpretive Center.

* During inclement weather, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park follows the opening/closure decisions of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. For up to date operating status information during inclement weather, visit the WPAFB Operating Status page. This information is updated daily. You can also call (937) 225-7705 for more information.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge is now open.

The Third Street Bridge that was closed for reconstruction as of Jan. 1, 2020 has now opened for traffic as of December 2, 2021. Visitors no longer need to use a detour.