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 Living History Flight Experience is Coming on September 26th thru 30th

The Commemorative Air Force ( CAF )
The nation's leading organization devoted to preserving American military aviation history through education, flying and exhibition presents the Living History Flight Experience (LHFE) program offering an opportunity of a lifetime experience - or a chance to reconnect - to the aircraft of the past.
The B-25 is Devil Dog Marine Corp Colors
https://devildogsquadron.com/living_flight_history_experience
C-47 That’s All, Brother
https://cafcentex.formstack.com/forms/c47_rides
T-6 Texan
The 188th Wing will have their MQ-9 Raptor Simulator on site. They will have an inflatable boot camp obstacle course, jousting pit and basketball game and bouncy house. Please come join the FUN!!!

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 01

4 DAYS!!! YOU READY? Bikes Blues and BBQ 188th Wing, Arkansas Air National Guard Comme... Read more

Jan 01

The North American Aviation T-6 Texan is an American single-engined advanced trainer a... Read more

Jan 01

Arguably the most history filled plane thats ever been at Drake Field. Cant wait for h... Read more