Moriarty, New Mexico: Glider Museum

In addition to dozens of real gliders, the museum has a replica of the 1902 Wright Glider and models of some bizarre Nazi gliders and the Flying Wing.

U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum

Address:
918 US Rte 66, Moriarty, NM
Directions:
U.S. Southwest Soaring Museum. On the south side of Route 66, just west of I-40 exit 197.
Hours:
May-Oct. M-Sa 9-4. Off-season M,W 10-3. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
505-832-9222
Admission:
Adults $7.50
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Glider Museum

Got some cool gliders in here.

[Sabre, 07/06/2021]

In addition to dozens of real gliders, the museum collection includes a replica of the 1902 Wright Glider, and models of bizarre Nazi gliders and the Flying Wing. A mural, "Man's Desire to Fly," ends with the Space Shuttle.


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