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Chennault Aviation and Military Museum in Monroe
Distance from hotel: 2.8 miles
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Chennault Aviation and Military Museum: tours, lectures & military history

A must-experience for military history enthusiasts, veterans and active military, the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum celebrates the rich aviation and military history of Northeast Louisiana. Located at the Monroe Regional Airport, the museum's building was part of Seldman Field school, formerly the largest Air Force training facility in the U.S. Named in honor of General Claire Lee Chennault, the museum exhibits artifacts from World War 1 to the Afghanistan War. Read personal stories of fallen heroes, handle military artifacts, and get up-close to the aircraft and vehicle displays. By choosing a hotel near Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, you're minutes away from one of Monroe's most-cherished attractions.


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9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,Tuesday to Saturday


  • Holiday Celebrations 
  • Lectures & Presentations
  • Veterans Day


  • Tours
  • Exhibits
  • Aircraft Displays
  • Research Library
  • Gift Shop


  • what types of exhibits can i see?

    Many of the museum's exhibits follow the narratives of Navy and Army veterans of World I, World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War and the Afghanistan War. From German artifacts from World War I to Japanese kamikaze airplane shards, visitors are immersed in the history of America's greatest wars and the people who fought them. The museum also features military aircrafts on display, including a Beech AT-11 M-18R, Chinese MiG 15, and Hughes OH-6 Cayuse Helicopter.
  • does the museum host group tours?

    Yes, the museum does provide group tours for visitors. Although you're welcomed to explore the museum at your own pace, a group tour provides a more informative experience for visitors, offering context and back-stories to its exhibits and artifacts. If you'd like to book a group tour for 10 or more visitors, contact the museum at 318-362-5540 for scheduling.

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