Last updated: 9/16/2010
Fort Rucker, Alabama
Street Address
6000 Novosel St
Fort Rucker, AL 36362
Mailing Address
P.O.Box 620610
Fort Rucker, AL 36362
Monday - Saturday9 AM - 4 PM
Sunday12 PM - 4 PM
The Museum will be open 360 days a year, excluding New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
FREE: All visitors to Fort Rucker, ages 16 and older, must have photo identification. State issued identification cards, military dependent or retiree cards, driver's licenses, passports, or other official issue ID cards with photo will be accepted.
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Dianne Nowicki, Army Aviation Museum Foundation Manager
phone: 334-598-2508

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.

The Museum also tells the human side of Army Aviation and features memorabilia and photo essays that capture the human spirit of our proud heritage.

We invite you to visit our On-Line Museum Gift Shop. All purchases contribute to the continuing growth and support of the U.S. Army Aviation Museum.


The Army Aviation Museum, established in 1956, did not officially open its doors to the public until 1968.From 1969 to 1972, the Museum nearly tripled in size. Originally located in only building T-6007and an outdoor aircraft display area, the Museum expanded to include buildings T-6008 and T-6009.

In 1989, construction was completed of a new and permanent home for the Army Aviation Museum. The current building houses only a small portion of the aircraft, archives and memorabilia, which comprise the U.S Army Aviation Museum Collection. Buildings T-6007, T-6008, and T-6009 are still utilized for storage of these historic artifacts until completion of additional phases of construction.


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