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The College Park Aviation Museum now offers multi-language audio tours highlighting our history, exhibits and collections!

Whether you want to know a little more about the museum before you visit, or you want to make a virtual visit to the museum, this audio tour will let you experience the fascinating history of the "world's oldest continually operating airport".

This Podcast was made possible through an assistantship supported by the Maryland Higher Education Commission's Institute for Museum, Preservation, and Archaeology Research and Training (IMPART).

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English Audio Museum Tour

Complete Tour (19:47)
Welcome (0:30)
Section 1: From Kitty Hawk to College Park (1:59)
Section 2: A Day in the Life at College Park, 1909 (1:28)
Section 3: The Army Aviation School, 1911-1913 (2:42)
Section 4: The Best of Both Worlds: Military and Civilian Aviation, 1910-1921 (2:38)
Section 5: The Airmail Planes, 1918-1921 (1:27)
Section 6: The Experimentation/Hands-On Room (1:43)
Section 7: Up, Up, and Away-A New Way to Fly (1:43)
Section 8: The Golden Age of Aviation (2:32)
Section 9: Feats and Flights (2:02)
Section 10: Gaining Altitude (1:03)

Spanish Audio Museum Tour

Todo el tour (26:03)
Bienvenida (0:29)
Sección 1: Desde Kitty Hawk hasta College Park (2:51)
Sección 2: Un día en la vida de College Park, 1909 (1:55)
Sección 3: La escuela de aviación del ejercito, 1911-1913 (3:29)
Sección 4: Lo mejor de dos mundos: aviación militar y civil, 1910-1921 (2:25)
Sección 5: Los aviones del correo aéreo, 1918-1921 (1:47)
Sección 6: El cuarto de experimentos, ¡manos a la obra! (2:15)
Sección 7: Hacia arriba y muy lejos - Una nueva manera de volar (2:25)
Sección 8: La Edad de Oro de la Aviación (3:35)
Sección 9: Hazañas y vuelos (2:36)
Sección 10: Aumentando de altitud (1:18)

French Audio Museum Tour

Tout le tour (27:05)
Bienvenue (0:28)
Station 1: De Kitty Hawk à College Park (2:50)
Station 2: Une journée dans la vie de College Park en 1909 (1:55)
Station 3: L'école d'aviation de l'armée, 1911-1913 (3:44)
Station 4: Le meilleur des deux mondes: Aviation Militaire et Civile, 1910-1921 (2:53)
Station 5: Les avions de l'aéropostale (1:44)
Station 6: La salle des manipulations (2:34)
Station 7: Une nouvelle façon de voler (2:36)
Station 8: L'âge d'or de l'aviation (3:58)
Station 9: Exploits et vols (2:59)
Station 10: Prenez de l'altitude (1:23)