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 Museum Will Be Closed These Dates In April And May.

The main way we keep the Museum going at this time is by renting it out for events. That being said, the Museum will be closed on the following dates. Friday April 12th & Saturday 13th, Thursday April 18th, Friday April 26th & Saturday 27th, Monday April 29th, Friday May 3rd & Saturday 4th, Friday May 10th & Saturday 11th and Friday May 17th & Saturday 18th. Please keep these dates in mind when planning a visit to the Museum. We are so Grateful for our Patrons and Volunteers, without their support this Museum would not be 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.

Apr 18

The Museum will be open Friday Saturday and Sunday this Easter Weekend! Read more

Jan 01

Did you know you can rent out our hangar for your wedding reception, fundraiser, dance... Read more

Apr 09

The main way we keep the Museum going at this time is by renting it out for events. That being said, the Museum will be closed on the following dates. Friday April 12th & Saturday 13th, Thursday April 18th, Friday April 26th & Saturday 27th, Monday April 29th, Friday May 3rd & Saturday 4th, Friday May 10th & Saturday 11th and Friday May 17th & Saturday 18th. Please keep these d... Read more