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

Here We Go Again! The Museum will be closed October 19th and 20th reopening on the 21st at 11:am also October 27th reopening on the 28th at 11:am.

Here we go again! One way of making money for the Museum is to rent it out. That being said, the Museum will be closed Friday October 19th and Saturday October 20th for a Private Event. The Museum will reopen Sunday October 21st at 11:am. The Museum will also be closed the following Saturday October 27th for an event. The Museum will reopen Sunday October 28th at 11:am. Please make a note for these dates. Thanks to all who have given so much to make the Museum possible.

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

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Oct 18

Here we go again! One way of making money for the Museum is to rent it out. That being said, the Museum will be closed Friday October 19th and Saturday October 20th for a Private Event. The Museum will reopen Sunday October 21st at 11:am. The Museum will also be closed the following Saturday October 27th for an event. The Museum will reopen Sunday October 28th at 11:am. Please ... Read more

Jan 01

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