Carolinas Aviation Museum

4672 First Flight Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208 - United States



Smithsonian Affiliate Museum

Museum Day Hours of Operation: 10:00 am ‐ 5:00 pm

By telling the stories of the people who shaped our aviation heritage, the Carolinas Aviation Museum inspires future generations to be part of aviation’s next chapter.


We have over 20 historic aircraft on display including "US Airways Flight 1549, the Miracle on the Hudson."

Visit the museum and enjoy sitting in actual cockpits, participate in family crafts, discover the museum through scavenger hunts and much more!!

This venue will accept your Museum Day Live! ticket on the screen of your smartphone and in person.

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