Barksdale Global Power Museum, Shreveport

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The Barksdale Global Power Museum (formerly, the 8th Air Force Museum) is an aviation museum run by the United States Air Force on Barksdale Air Force Base near Bossier City, Louisiana. Hosted by the 2nd Bomb Wing, it maintains a large collection of military aircraft and historical artifacts that illuminate the early days of United States military aviation, the Barksdale base, and the formations of the 2nd Bomb Wing and the 8th Air Force.

The museum aims to preserve the heritage and traditions of the Air Force, particularly those of the 2nd Bomb Wing and other bomber units; to stimulate esprit de corps among Air Force personnel; to educate the public about the Air Force; and to ensure proper stewardship of its aircraft, artifacts, and art.
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  • Great stop for the history of the Air Force base and the air planes that were stationed at the base. Great display of actual aircraft outside. You can walk around and take as much time as you want...  more »
  • The Museum is very well maintianed and they have a large collection of planes. When visiting be sure to check out the rooms inside the building. Alot of great stuff to look at and read.  more »
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  • This museum has a lot of history regarding Barksdale Air Force Base and the 8th Air Force. There are displays of uniforms work during various wars, a wide array of air planes to look at and some movies to watch. Bring your ID. Don't try to go on Sunday unless you have an airmen as a sponsor. It is a fun, free informative time! Kids and adults alike will enjoy it!
  • Mainly photos. Some small exhibits. However, if you are ever a little into this type of thing, it is worth going. The aircraft static display is outstanding! Many aircraft.

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