Museum is now open

The Museum has resumed normal operation hours as of May 25, 2020. Visitors are encouraged to wear masks. If you do not have one, they are available for no charge upon entry. Hand sanitizer stations are available throughout the Museum. Visitors are asked to follow all directional signage designed to facilitate social distancing. For any questions, call (318) 362-5540.

Annual Run now a virtual event

The 7th Annual Run for the Red, White & Blue 5K/1K is now a virtual event!   The Run for the Red, White & Blue 5K/1K is held each Memorial Day weekend to support the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum and honor our active services members and veterans. This year our priority is the health and safety of you, your family, and … Read More

Healthcare Worker Press Release

  PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Caroline E. Smalling E-mail: Phone: 318.362.5540   CHENNAULT MUSEUM & CONSUL GENERAL OF CHINA HELP FEED HEALTH CARE WORKERS       Monroe, La (May 6, 2020) — Chennault Aviation & Military Museum celebrates healthcare workers by working with the Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Houston to provide 1,000 meals to St. … Read More

Helping the French Underground

Helping the French Underground Frank A Serio was a World War II veteran, and began his military career as a second lieutenant in the U S. Army Air Corp. in Santa Ana, California. Frank served in the European Theatre with the 413th Bombardment Squadron of the 96th Bomb Group of the 8th Air Force. During his tour, Frank flew 29, … Read More

April Newsletter

A message from our CEO. Our nation is in the middle of a crisis like we have never experienced before. As we walk through this unchartered territory, we have seen the best and the worst of people’s reactions. That is why history museums, like the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum, are so very important. They are here to remind us … Read More

Temporary closure

To all of our members and friends: It is with regret and disappointment that we will be temporarily closing the Chennault Aviation & Military Museum. Weekly we have many visitors from out of state and internationally, so out of concern for our community we feel it is in the best interest of all concerned to close the museum at least this … Read More

February 2020 Newsletter

    A message from our CEO. This is our first newsletter for 2020, and we have exciting things to share with you. First and foremost, we are celebrating our 20th anniversary this year. I remember my mother, Rosemary Chennault Simrall, telling me about a dedicated group of people in the Monroe area who wanted to start a museum that … Read More

Support our Museum while you shop!

How often do you shop on If the answer is at least once a year, stop and read this! Amazon Smile is a program to benefit non-profits like us. Shop through our Amazon Smile link, and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase to us at no additional cost to you! It’s a free way to support Chennault … Read More