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Moriarty, New Mexico: Soaring Museum - Gliders

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

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

Glider Museum

Wonderful museum with a nice collection of gliders -- including several self-launching motor gliders (SLMGs), homemade gliders and gliders built from kits, and a NASA glider from the APEX project that sadly never flew (due the project's cancellation). There's even a replica of the 1902 Wright glider.

[Luv2RV, 09/14/2022]

Super Albatross.

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. Sept 2022: Photo added.

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