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 November 24th thru 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

The Museum will be Closed November 24th thru 28th for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will reopen Tuesday December 1st at 11am. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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 - 4:00pm

Wednesday
11:00am - 4:00pm

Thursday
11:00am - 4:00pm

Friday
11:00am - 4:00pm

Saturday
11:00am - 4:00pm

Sunday
Closed

Sep 07

On Monday September 7th, B-29 Doc will be leaving about 2 and the CAF T-6 and Twin Beech will be leaving about 1. We will stop entry sales at 1! Read more

Jan 01

#WarbirdWave PC: John Newman Read more

Jan 01

8-5 again today! Be sure to swing by and see Doc before he leaves! Read more