Category Archives: Museums

Fort Chaffee Barbershop Museum

This museum, located on the grounds of Fort Chaffee, is dedicated to that important moment when Elvis got his famous sideburns trimmed upon induction to the Army. The room that housed the barbershop has been redone, with photos of Elvis’ … Continue reading

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Tiny Town Depot

Frank Moshinskie built a train display around the family Christmas tree every year. After a while, he decided it was too fun to take down. He kept adding to it and the end result is Tiny Town. It’s just the … Continue reading

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Old State House Museum

The Old State House was the Arkansas State Capitol from 1842-1912. The vote to secede from the Union in 1861 happened here. After the new capitol was built, this building was used as a medical school and then turned into … Continue reading

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Fort Smith

We headed to Fort Smith, a little more than an hour west of where we’re staying, in search of adventure. Our first stop was the Fort Smith Museum of History. It’s a typical local history museum, with displays on things … Continue reading

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Dragonman

Dragonman is all about guns—selling them, shooting them, owning them. Dragonman is Mel Bernstein, owner of a gun shop, shooting range, and military museum in the prairie east of the Colorado Spring Airport. His museum is only open to guided … Continue reading

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