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Chennault Aviation and Military Museum

701 Kansas Ln, Monroe, LA 71203-4775
+1 318-362-5540
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Chennault Air Museum

If you are ever in the Monroe, LA area please take time to go by and visit the Chennault Aviation... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2016
Carroll C
St.Joseph, United States

So much to see and do. Very informative. Super helpful and knowledgeable staff. Lots of history... read more

Reviewed November 7, 2016
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Located in one of the last standing buildings from the World War II Selman Field Army Air Corps Navigation School, the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum highlights northeast Louisiana's impact on aviation and military history. Admission is always free. Exhibits feature weaponry, uniforms, photographs, documents and other artifacts. A growing collection of military aircraft is located outside. All branches of the U.S. military are featured, from World War I through the present day, and there are also exhibits on Selman Field (which trained over 15,000 navigators) and Delta Airlines (which was born in Monroe from a regional crop dusting service). An extensive exhibit is dedicated to the life and times of Gen. Claire L. Chennault (a northeast Louisiana native) and his Flying Tigers fighter group.
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701 Kansas Ln, Monroe, LA 71203-4775
+1 318-362-5540

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Reviewed November 7, 2016

If you are ever in the Monroe, LA area please take time to go by and visit the Chennault Aviation an Military Museum. It will be worth your time to vidit this great museum. It is very well planned,, presented and great artifacts of this...More

Thank Carroll C
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

So much to see and do. Very informative. Super helpful and knowledgeable staff. Lots of history yet fun for people of all ages.

Thank KimLasschuit
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

We needed to kill some time. This worked. If your really into this stuff I bet that it's really great. I'm not into it. But still it was neat to see. Very well done. Great staff.

Thank HanawaltB
Reviewed September 28, 2016

Located in a small WW2 building, which was used as a navigator training facility, the museum staff's enthusiasm and pride in their facility is evident. The displays are relevant to the history of the Flying Tigers, whose 7 months of existence (Dec 20, 1941, until...More

Thank G F Mat M
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We stopped by with my 7 year old grandson who was facinated with all the exhibits. I was so pleasantly surprised at how extensive and informative the museum was. It was exciting to see pictures and names of so many that I knew personally or...More

Thank Patricia F
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

General Chennault was a very revered commander and pilot, saving thousands of Chinese from death and oppression. His granddaughter is the curator at this small museum. Admission is free and it's just a short drive north of Interstate 20 (Pecanland Mall exit)

Thank Terry B
Reviewed August 31, 2016

Occupying a former barracks building in use at the WW II Selman Field Navigation School, this museum honors the memory both of General Claire Chennault a local boy who organized the Flying Tigers Squadron, and Veterans from all wars from WW II through today's conflicts....More

Thank volcanotrekker2014
Reviewed August 31, 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed visiting the museum. Take the time and learn some history. Looking forward to their expansion. Everyone we met there was super nice. Great displays!

Thank Darlene N
Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Should be required history for teens & preteens....adults also. Very good layout...displays very detailed. A great look into the lives of those sacrificed so much.

Thank BG D
Reviewed July 27, 2016

If you enjoy aviation history and military exhibits, this museum in Monroe, La is the place to go. It is well-organized and easy to self-navigate to the exhibits that appeal most to your individual interests.

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