Little Rock, Arkansas

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Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Attractions in Little Rock, Arkansas

Amusements

  • Aerospace Education Center
    3301 East Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72206
    Located at the Little Rock National Airport
    501-371-4232 or 501-376-IMAX, This museum offers a rare treat, a Sopwith Camel F-1 aircraft on display! A full size replica of an Apollo command module is also on display. A 250-seat IMAX theater... more info  map

  • Gator Park
    11411 West Baseline Road, Little Rock, AR 72209
    501-455-3750, Open year round, Gator Park is the perfect place for the family to go for some good ole' fashioned fun. Go-karts, paintball, two 18-hole miniature golf courses, batting... more info  map

  • Villa Marre
    1321 South Scott Street, Little Rock, AR 72216
    501-371-0075, This fine Victorian home served as the home of Sugarbakers Design Firm on the television show Designing Women. more info  map

  • Wonder Place, The
    10301 North Rodney Parham, Suite E2, Little Rock, AR 72227
    Breckenridge Village Shopping Center
    501-225-4050, The Wonder Place is a creative playspace for kids aged 8 and under. The facility is filled with unique and imaginative play stations such as a water table, sand table,... more info  map

Historic Homes & Buildings

  • Arkansas Governor's Mansion
    1800 Center Street, Little Rock, AR 72206
    501-376-6884, Home of Arkansas' Governors since 1950. Driving tour only. more info  map

  • Arkansas State Capitol
    500 Woodlane Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Woodland and Capitol Avenue
    501-682-5080, The first Legislature meeting was held in this Neoclassical building in 1911.  more info  map

  • Central High School National Historic Site
    2125 Daisy L. Gatson Bates Drive, Little Rock, AR 72202
    501-374-1957, The first true test of the Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka court decision played out here on September 23, 1957 when nine African-American students, the Little... more info  map

  • Daisy Bates Home
    1207 West 28th Street, Little Rock, AR 72202
    A National Historic Landmark, not open to the public, the Daisy Bates House "was the de facto command post for the Central High School desegregation crisis" in 1957-1958. more info  map

  • MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History
    503 East Ninth Street, Little Rock, AR 72202
    Located in MacArthur Park
    501-376-4602, Formerly Little Rock Arsenal, the MacArthur Museum of Arkansas Military History is housed in the historic Tower Building of the Little Rock Arsenal, which was the... more info  map

  • Old State House Museum
    300 West Markham, Little Rock, AR 72201
    501-324-9685, Arkansas' first state capitol and the oldest state capitol building standing west of the Mississippi. Several exhibits can be seen within the Old State House, a... more info  map

  • Pike-Fletcher-Terry House
    411 East Seventh Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
    501-372-4000, Home of the Arkansas Arts Center's Decorative Arts Museum, in 1862 this was the home of Confederate general Albert Pike, who led a brigade of Cherokee troops at the... more info  map

  • Taborian Hall
    Ninth and State Streets, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Served as headquarters for the state chapter of the Knights and Daughters of Tabor, a national fraternity. more info  map

Historic Sites & Monuments

  • David O. Dodd Grave
    1200 South Broadway, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Located at Mount Holly Cemetery
    This is the final resting place of 17-year-old Confederate spy David O. Dodd. Dodd was executed on January 8, 1864 at St. John's College by Union occupation forces... more info  map

  • Little Rock National Cemetery
    2523 Confederate Boulevard, Little Rock, AR 72206
    501-324-6401, This is the final resting place of over 22,000 veterans from the Civil War to Desert Storm. The Minnesota Monument and the Little Rock Confederate Memorial are on-site. more info  map

  • Mount Holly Cemetery
    Located at 12th Street and Broadway, Little Rock, AR 72201
    What has been called The Westminster of Arkansas, this historic cemetery is the final resting place of many prominent Arkansas natives including David O. Dodd and five... more info  map

  • Old Mill
    Lakeshore Drive and Fairway Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72116
    Located in North Little Rock
    501-758-1424, Seen in the opening credits of Gone with the Wind, this is a reproduction of an old-water-powered grist mill and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. more info

  • Vietnam Memorial
    Located at the State Capitol
    501-682-5080, This memorial is dedicated to Arkansans who served in Vietnam. It is inscribed with the names of those who lost their lives. more info

Libraries & Research Centers

Museums & Galleries

  • Arkansas Arts Center
    501 East 9th Street, Little Rock, AR 72202
    Located in Historic MacArthur Park
    501-372-4000, The Arkansas Arts Center holds collections of drawings and prints from around the world, primarily American and European, from the Renaissance to the present; as well as... more info

  • Decorative Arts Museum
    411 East 7th Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Located in the Pike-Fletcher-Terry Mansion
    501-372-4000 x 357, Part of the Arkansas Arts Center's programs and services, the Decorative Arts Museum houses a collection of contemporary art, decorative craft items and traveling... more info  map

  • EMOBA Ernie's Museum of Black Arkansas
    1208 Louisiana Street, Little Rock, AR 72202
    Former First Baptist Chruch
    501-372-0018, Displays memorabilia of the African Americans who helped develop Arkansas and the lessons learned from their experiences. more info  map

  • Gallery 26
    2611 Kavanaugh Boulevard, Little Rock, AR 72205
    501-664-8996, Find art by up and coming local and regional artists on exhibit here during bi-monthly rotations. more info  map

  • Hearne Fine Art
    500 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Located in the River Market District
    501-372-6822, Mediums such as watercolor, acrylic, charcoal, bronze, and mixed media from several African American artists are on display at this fine arts gallery. more info  map

  • Heights Gallery
    5801 Kavanaugh Boulevard, Little Rock, AR 72207
    501-664-2772, Original art by local and regional artists are on display at Heights Gallery. more info  map

  • Historic Arkansas Museum
    200 East Third Street, Little Rock, AR 72201
    Third and Scott Streets
    501-324-9351, A museum of the Department of Arkansas Heritage, it features Arkansas-made art and artifacts. Step back in time and feel the way that Arkansas used to be. See restored... more info  map

  • National Guard Museum
    Located in Lloyd England Hall on Camp Robinson
    501-212-5215, This museum is dedicated to preserving the history and honoring the sacrifices of the Arkansas National Guard, Camp Pike, and Camp Robinson. more info

  • William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park
    1200 President Clinton Avenue, Little Rock, AR 72201
    501-374-4242, The country's 12th presidential library, this state-of-the-art center displays information chronicling Clinton's 8 years as President of the United States. A replica of... more info  map

Parks, Gardens & Zoos

  • Little Rock Zoo
    1 Jonesboro Drive, Little Rock, AR 72205
    501-666-2406, Over 700 mammals, reptiles, amphibians, and birds representing more than 200 species can be found at this 33 acre zoo. more info  map

  • Wildwood Park for the Arts
    20919 Denny Road, Little Rock, AR 72223
    501-821-7275, A developing botanical garden and center situated in a 105-acre woodland garden in West Little Rock's Chenal Valley, Wildwood Park for the Arts seeks to inspire, educate... more info  map

Science & Technology

  • Museum of Discovery
    500 President Clinton Avenue, Suite 150, Little Rock, AR 72201
    501-396-7050, Arkansas’ premiere science center with hands-on activities and exhibits for people of all ages. The Museum is dedicated to igniting a passion for science, technology... more info  map

Tours & Cruises

  • Little Rock Horse and Carriage Company
    515 East 24th Street, Little Rock, AR 72206
    501-653-2449, Little Rock's premier horse drawn carriage service offering tours and rdes of downtown. Perfect for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, funerals and more.  more info  map

  • Little Rock Tours
    P.O. Box 241608, Little Rock, AR 72223
    Little Rock River Market
    501-868-7287, Little Rock Tours offers several packages including Mystery Tours, the Little Rock Sightseeing Tour, Arkansas Wildlife Tours, the Marlsgate Southern Plantation Tour,... more info  map

  

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