National Museum of the US Air Force is a national museum dedicated to the United States Air Force. It has over 360 aircraft and missiles. It is the largest and the oldest aviation museum in the country and has been attracting millions of visitors for years now. The museum's displays consist of many historically rare aircraft that are of technological importance. So do not miss out on visiting this museum if you are an aviator lover or want to know more about American war history.
Constructed in 1796, Newcom Tavern is one of the oldest buildings in Ohio. The two-story structure was initially used as school, store and it also served as a courthouse during the 18th Century. It was also converted into a museum in 1896, post which it was moved to its current address at Carillon Historical Park. The historic house is still open for visits, however, entry to its second floor is restricted.
A beautiful car museum which was initially a car dealership, America's Packard Museum is a good place to be. On display are classic cars from Packard which was a car company in the early 1900s. This museum was opened in 1992 and they have one of the largest collections of Packard cars in the world. Visitors can also volunteer at the museum and enjoy a piece of history.
Drop by if you feel like getting acquainted with diverse art forms. Check out the various international exhibitions, educational programs and much more. The vast collections displayed include photography, textiles, oceanic and pre-Columbian art. After your visit, you can stop by at Cafe Monet and feast on fast-food and homemade desserts. If you've come with a huge group, don't fret, the cafe has a private room that can accommodate up to 40 people. Also, don't forget to stop by at the museum store to pick up a unique gift for your loved one. Become a member and avail a number of discounts and personal invitations to major art events held at the museum.
Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is a different kind of museum in itself that specializes in science and the natural history of animals and other creatures. They also offer special programs and learning for children in the area of animals.
The sprawling SunWatch Indian Village is a one-of-a-kind ancient reconstructed village of the Fort Ancient, Native American tribe. Replete with original homes, gardens, burial spaces and other significant features, the village was put together based on an archaeological excavation in the area and intensive scientific and historical study. Built to further understand the practices, culture, and life of the ancient settlements, the open-air museum takes you back in time, to a more intriguing yet exciting era.
The renowned First Presbyterian Church is a monumental church site in Troy, Ohio. It is precisely sited at the Franklin and Walnut Streets and is also referred to as the New School Presbyterian Church. The ancient church building was constructed in 1859, and was included in the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.
This Beaux Arts-style structure was designed by Joseph W. Yost and built by T.B. Townsend in 1885. The Miami County Courthouse and Power Station with its high arched windows, Corinthian columns and copper statues is a sight to behold. The idol of the Goddess of Justice on its dome's top gives it a more regal look. This building is listed on the National Registrar of Historic Places.
Hobart Arena situated in the heart of Troy is a multipurpose arena that has been home to the local professional hockey teams like Dayton Silverbacks and Troy Bruins in the past. This arena has also witnessed performances of international music icons like Patti Page, Guy Lombardo, Elvis Presley, Gene Autrey and Roy Rogers in the past. Hobart Arena now plays regular host to different ice-hockey tournaments and public skating sessions along with wide range of concerts, trade shows, and private events. Constructed in 1950, this arena is still very much relevant and features excellent amenities.