We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

United States Army Aviation Museum

6000 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
+1 888-276-9286
Review Highlights
Worth a visit, if you are in the area.

I just wouldn't make a special trip to see it. (Go to the HisSteven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom F
via mobile

This museum has a lot of history! Great place to learn about aviation and how US stands against... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Samuel D
Fayetteville, North Carolina
via mobile
Read all 97 reviews
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
The U.S. Army Aviation Museum maintains a collection of over 160 military aircraft, including one of the largest collections of military helicopters in the world. Approximately 50 beautifully restored, historic and one-of-a-kind aircraft, are proudly displayed both inside the Museum's 70,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on the Museum's grounds. The collection includes many significant examples of early research efforts and developments in rotary wing technology and the evolution of the helicopter. Our public galleries represent the Army's involvement in military aviation from the beginning days with the Wright brothers and the early combat aircraft of World War I, up to the highly technological machines such as the AH-64 Apache and the UH-60 Blackhawk flown by Army Aviators today.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fixed wing” (2 reviews)
“wright flyer” (2 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
6000 Novosel St, Fort Rucker, AL 36362
+1 888-276-9286
Write a Review
Reviews (97)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I just wouldn't make a special trip to see it. (Go to the HisSteven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Virginia instead!)

Thank Tom F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a lot of history! Great place to learn about aviation and how US stands against other countries with aircrafts

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Currently Ft. Rucker doesn't allow access to non-US Citizens unless you have a sponsor. We were fortunate enough to get sponsored in advance and were escorted to the museum. The museum collection is in immaculate condition and the new building planned will enable some of...More

Thank SugarloafView
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A must see when you visit lower Alabama! The museum is a great place for everyone. Very impressed! Kids love it! And can walk through some of the helicopters.

1  Thank Joyce B
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

The layout of this Museum is really good. Much thought was put into the props and what message they would like to relay. Rucker's facility has many historic planes and helicopters. They even have 2 prototypes that weren't used.

Thank Marcus H
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I enjoyed this several helicopters- volunteer at the front desk was former pilot. You can enter a few of them. Most is indoors. Well done

Thank Stjudemomcat
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a very educational museum. A lot of helicopters and some planes. Gives you a real appreciation of these pilots. I think it would be great for kids to see this. I was amazed at the variety and size of these choppers. Admission is...More

Thank kay c
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Fort Rucker is one of the leading military bases for helicopter pilot training and they utilize the Army Aviation Museum as a venue for their graduation ceremonies. The museum has a great layout with a lot of great aircraft on display. Definitely worth taking a...More

Thank Tony V
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Museum with several helicopters and planes. Neat displays and several memorials to fallen heroes. Be warned, it's on a military base and you have to get a pass before you can enter.

Thank homewood_traveler41
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

If you are on Ft Rucker go visit the Aviation museum. You will be educated to the aviation past, present and future. The admission is free however they take donations. They also hold graduation here, I hope you are lucky enough to be present on...More

Thank Kelli M
Nearby Restaurants
The Landing Zone
14 reviews
.48 km away
Tokyo Sushi
25 reviews
.55 km away
Mother Rucker's
18 reviews
.82 km away
McLin's Restaurant
69 reviews
1.57 km away
Nearby Attractions
Johnny Henderson Park Trail
66 reviews
14.91 km away
Ed Lisenby Lake
16 reviews
18.67 km away
Boll Weevil Monument
111 reviews
13.49 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from United States Army Aviation Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines