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

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.

May 25

Monday May 28th will be a Free Day at the Museum for FAYETTEVILLE, AR RESIDENTS WITH UTILITY BILL. Read more

May 11

One of the main ways we are able to keep our Museum open is by renting out the White Wooden Hanger. With that being said the Museum will be closed for a Private Events every Friday and Saturday from May 18th thru June 16th. The Museum will reopen on Sunday At 11am after each event. PLEASE Keep this in mind. We are sorry for any inconvenience that this may cause. If you have an... Read more

Jan 01

It would be GREAT to have this Aircraft in NW Arkansas! Read more