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

We are only open on Tuesdays thru Saturdays at this time.

Click on Make a Tour Reservation under the Visit Us tab to preregister your time.

Make a Tour Reservation

We are requesting that all museum visitors preregister for a monitored tour time slot, which are available every 20 minutes from 11am-3pm. To abide by social distancing directives, we are limiting groups to a maximum of 10 people. Reservations must contain names of everyone in your party, and at least 1 valid phone number and email address. Walk-up admission is available, but visitors may be asked to wait in their vehicle until there is an available time slot for their group. Thank you for your understanding.

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

Monday
Closed

Tuesday
11:00am - 3:00pm

Wednesday
11:00am - 3:00pm

Thursday
11:00am - 3:00pm

Friday
11:00am - 3:00pm

Saturday
11:00am - 3:00pm

Sunday
Closed

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