Chennault Aviation and Military Museum, Monroe

Military Museum · Hidden Gem · History Museum
Spanning all wars from WWI through Iraqi Freedom and representing all military branches, this expansive museum honors veterans, soldiers and patriotism. Northeast Louisiana’s important role in aviation and military history is also showcased. The bilingual “Way of a Fighter” Exhibit houses the country’s largest collection of General Claire Lee Chennault artifacts and correspondence. Admission is free but donations are appreciated. The museum is an independent entity and not funded by the state, so memberships and donations keep the facility operational.
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  • This place is way was I expecting this level of history and showmanship from the workers. I went solo but gave me the complete rundown. Then was let loose to explore on my own. I am an...  more »
  • I knew of the General before going to the museum. I learned more than I could have thought possible. Very informative. Nice layout. The staff was incredibly informative, friendly, and courteous...  more »
  • Very nice display of American history. All the staff were knowledgeable about the displays. The building & displays are clean & orderly. Air conditioning works really good. Good place to take young folks to learn about history. SFC. Stanley B. Sanders, Retired.
  • I actually wasn't there. On this particular day. I was in a wreck, a head-on collision. I was a passenger but that's another story. I am a veteran, though and I have patronized the museum before and I just love it. I highly recommend it.

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