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

Stop by the Museum Gift Shop last minute gifts

Our Gift shop at the Museum has a wide selection of toys, models, posters, books, jewelry and other thing related to Aviation and the Military. It is one of NWA's best keep secret that needs to be told! Shop now while the selection is good.

The Arkansas Air and Military Museum will only have "2" time that it will be closed in December!

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 related to Aviation and the Military. It is one of NWA's best keep secret that needs to be told! Shop now while the selection is good. PLEASE Keep this in mind.Please contact us during regular business hours at (479) 521-4947 or you can send a contact message from our website and we will get back to you as soon as we can. The Facebook page may take a little longer. We would like to Thank ALL the Patrons, Volunteers and Service Men and Women for the love and support that is given to this Country and to our Museum for which mere words can not express. That being said, anyone wishing to volunteer at the Museum please visit our website or the Museum to get an application. No Experience Is Necessary!

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.

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

Nov 15

Here we go again! One of the MANY ways we are able to keep our doors open at the Museum is by renting it out for events. That being said, the Museum will be closed this weekend Friday November 17th and Saturday the 18th opening Sunday November 19th for Private Events. PLEASE Keep this in mind. Please contact us during regular business hours at (479) 521-4947 or you can send a ... Read more