Glenn H. Curtiss Museum
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Dedicated to the memory of pioneer aviator, Glenn Curtiss, the museum contains a priceless collection relating to early aviation and regional history.
When the Wright Brothers were doing exhibitions flying around fairgrounds, Curtiss flew from Albany NY to New York City. In 1907 when the Model T was capable of 45 mph, Curtiss built a motorcycle that went 136 mph and was the fastest man on earth for many years.
The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum is a transportation museum in Hammondsport, New York with a focus on the early aviator Glenn H. Curtiss. The 60,000 square foot facility has a collection of aircraft, vintage motorcycles, automobiles, and aircraft engines.
A bicycle and motorcycle racer, engine expert, aviation pioneer, and overall early engineering wiz, Glenn Curtiss was the embodiment of creative genius and growth mindset driving him to become The Fastest Man on Earth, The Father of Naval Aviation, and changing the world of aviation