Drake Field During World War II

Born of war-time necessity, the all-wood hangar that houses the Arkansas Air Museum is as famous as the aircraft and memorabilia stored within.

Drake Field During World War II

Born of war-time necessity, the all-wood hangar that houses the Arkansas Air Museum is as famous as the aircraft and memorabilia stored within.

Arkansas Air & Military Museum

Follow the colorful history of aviation in Arkansas and American military conflicts through numerous displays of original artifacts and aviation memorabilia! The historic aircraft in the Arkansas Air & Military Museum are unusual among museum exhibits, because many of them still fly. Static displays at the museum range from the golden age of aviation to the jet age, including Vietnam-era Army helicopters and a Navy carrier fighter.

The vast, all-wood white hangar, which houses it's part of Arkansas and American history, being former headquarters for one of the United States' many aviator training posts during World War II.

Special Announcements

The Museum will be closed Saturday November the 17th and Sunday November 18th for Mamma Mia! the Musical Event. The The Museum will reopen Monday at 11am.

The Museum will be closed Saturday November the 17th and Sunday November 18th for Mamma Mia! the Musical Event. The The Museum will reopen Monday at 11am. This event is open to the public. Shows start Wednesday 14th, Thursday 15th and Friday 16th Night at 7pm Saturday 17th at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday 18th at 2pm. Tickets are on sell at
https://www.pilotarts.org/. Don't miss this show!

Exhibits

Exhibits

Historical displays from various points in the age of aviation, from Fayetteville's first days in flight through the Golden Age of air racing. A variety of military vehicles, aircraft, and artifacts are also on exhibit.

Aircraft

Aircraft

Featuring some of the nation's only surviving varieties of aircraft, world-famous replicas, and signature pieces of the collection are from the Golden Age of Aviation as well as WWI through current national conflicts.

Engines

Engines

The museum’s engine displays feature workshop mounted, fully accessible engines and special manufacturer's cutaways that show the inner working.

Hours of Operation

Please Check out the EVENTS CALENDAR under EVENTS for SPECIAL EVENTS AND MUSEUM CLOSERS.

Saturday
10:00am to 4:30pm

Sunday - Friday
11:00am to 4:30pm

If Fayetteville City School are closed per inclement weather...
The Museum Will Be Closed Also.

Nov 14

. Don't miss this show! Read more

Jan 01

To all those who have served, are serving and will serve this great country. Thank you... Read more

Nov 08

Sunday Nov 11 will be free admission for Fayetteville residents with proof of residency (utility bill.) Read more