MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History

503 E. 9th St.
Little Rock, AR 72202- Map It
Phone: (501) 376-4602

AAA Editor Notes

MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History is at 503 E. 9th St. Housed in the historic Arsenal Building constructed in 1840 as part of a frontier military post, the museum relates Arkansas&#8217; rich military heritage. The Arsenal Building witnessed pivotal exchanges between Federal and Confederate forces during the Civil War.</br>In 1880, one of the country&#8217;s foremost military heroes, Gen. Douglas MacArthur, was born here while his father was stationed at the arsenal. The museum offers permanent exhibits about the Civil War, World War I and World War II, as well as an exhibit highlighting Arkansas&#8217; Medal of Honor recipients. Temporary exhibits also are offered. An audio tour by cell phone is available.</br></br>
Hours: Mon.-Sat. 9-4, Sun. 1-4. Closed major holidays. Allow 30 minutes minimum.