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MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History

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Address: 503 E 9th St, Little Rock, AR 72202-3997
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+1 501-376-4602
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 09:00 - 16:00
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This museum honors distinguished Arkansans who served in the armed forces.

This museum honors distinguished Arkansans who served in the armed forces.

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Mac Arthur Muséum

Very nice place need time because there is many de things to see. Very good réception Muséum not to miss.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Jean-Marc C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place need time because there is many de things to see. Very good réception Muséum not to miss.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

What a surprising find.... had no idea the information available about this sad part of our history and the history of Korea. Well worth stopping at this park to read all the information on the memorial walls.

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Raleigh N C
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

I got there at 3:15 so as I was told at the desk I had 40 minutes I took pictures of the stuff I wanted to read later there is a LOT of reading So very much history. The museum had several videos you can watch which were really interesting if you like the history of war this is the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This had a lot of information on MacArthur as well as other Arkansaw issues. The obligatory civil war but the Jeep exhibit was interesting.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

You know you are in trouble when you ask the attendant where is it best to start and his response is "oh anywhere, there isn't any order to the exhibits!" Oops! He was right. This is just hodgepodge collection of memorabilia from different wars, with a section dedicated to MacArthur's role in the Korean War. There aren't very many real... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

The MacArthur Museum and grounds is a wonderful place to visit. Not only is the Korean War Memorial (honors Arkansas citizens who died in the conflict) a well designed and beautifully laid out tribute, but the building where General MacArthur was born is also worth visiting. While it is old and in need of some exterior repair (I was told... More 

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Houma, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Excellent free museum. The exhibits are laid out well, very informative and located in the arsenal building from the 1800's.

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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

In addition to the Korean War exhibits, the museum offers exhibits for WWI, WWII, Vietnam and the Civil War. I especially enjoyed reading the exhibits about Truman's dismissal of Gen. MacArthur during the Korean War. Free admission.

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Buchanan, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Take a walk through the Park, sit near the lake, then tour the museum for a great history lesson on Gen. Douglas MacArthur along with history of various fought wars like Vietnam and Korea

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Part of a early Post and the birthplace of General Douglas MacArthur. They pack a lot into this museum. Well worth a visit. Free admission, donations recommended.

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