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.

Special Announcements

Broken Sprinkler Pipe In the Museum; also Private Event on January 5th & 6th

Due to a Broken Sprinkler pipe in the Library of the Museum that the Flooded the whole front of the Building the Museum will be Closed today Thursday January 4th. The Museum will be Closed Friday January 5th and Saturday January 6th for a Private Event in the Hanger. We hope to have the Museum Back open On Sunday January 7th at 11:am. Thank you for your understanding in this matter.

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.

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.

Jan 04

Due to a Broken Sprinkler pipe in the Library of the Museum that the Flooded the whole front of the Building the Museum will be Closed today Thursday January 4th. The Museum will be Closed Friday January 5th and Saturday January 6th for a Private Event in the Hanger. We hope to have the Museum Back open On Sunday January 7th at 11:am. Thank you for your understanding in this ma... Read more

Nov 30

We only have "2" time that the Museum will be closed in December at this time! That being said, the Museum will be closed Friday December 15th and Saturday 16th opening Sunday December 17th for Private Events. Also we will be closed Monday December 25th for Christmas. Our Gift shop at the Museum has a wide selection of toys, models, posters, books, jewelry and other thing r... Read more

Nov 22

The Arkansas Air and Military Museum Will be Closed Thursday November the 23rd (Thanksgiving) and will reopen Friday the 24th at 11am. Sorry for the short notice. Read more