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Visitor's Information

Welcome to the United States Army Aviation Museum's "Visitors Information" page. We have tried to provide you with enough information to assist you in planning your visit. If you still have questions, please feel free to either call or email us. We will be more than happy to help!

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 4:00pm  

Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm          

Sunday- Museum is closed

Gift Shop hours- 9:00am to 3:45pm, M-F and 9:00am to 2:45pm on Saturdays

The Museum is closed on all Federal Holidays EXCEPT Memorial Day, Independence Day, and Veterans Day.

Admission is free, however, donations are accepted and greatly appreciated.


Although the Museum was designed for unassisted viewing, guided tours are available on request. As this requires prior coordination with our Volunteer Program, we ask that you give us prior notice to make the necessary arrangements. education-2-web

Handicapped Access

The Army Aviation Museum offers full accessibility for our disabled visitors. Services include designated parking, access ramps, restrooms, and an elevator to the upper mezzanine. If you have any additional needs or questions, please feel free to contact us.

Access to Fort Rucker

****If traveling from overseas, it is important to coordinate your visit prior to arrival as the museum sits within the gates of Fort Rucker, an active military installation.  Prior to arrival, please contact the post Provost Marshal Office for further guidance.****

All visitors to Fort Rucker, ages 16 and older, must have photo identification. State issued identification cards, military dependent or retiree cards, driver's licenses, passports, or other official issue ID cards with photo will be accepted.

Vehicle operators must present a valid driver's license, vehicle registration, and proof of insurance in order to drive on Fort Rucker.

Depending on the Homeland Security Advisory System and the Department of Defense security levels, access to Fort Rucker may be restricted at times. Before traveling to the Aviation Museum for a visit, it may be prudent to call the Museum and ask about access restrictions to the installation.