Open Wednesday – Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Closed Thanksgiving through March 1st (tours by appointment).
Established by the Southern Heritage Air Foundation, the Southern Heritage Air Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of American aviation through an assortment of exhibits and a collection of real aircraft. The museum is located at the Vicksburg-Tallulah Regional Airport, just across the river from Vicksburg, Mississippi. The museum is also an affiliate of the World War II Museum in New Orleans.
WHAT’S INSIDE THE SOUTHERN HERITAGE AIR MUSEUM?
Within the Southern Heritage Air Museum, visitors will discover a range of historical artifacts related to the nation’s history of aviation, along with firsthand stories from American servicepeople and displays dedicated to local veterans. The museum also houses an impressive collection of well-maintained aircraft, which includes the following models:
• 1942 North American T-6 Texan
• 1944 North American P-15D Mustang
• 1948 Beech D18S
• 1995 WACO Classic Aircraft Corporation YMF
• 2001 Aviat A-1B Husky
For those who’d prefer to get up close and personal with these airplanes, the Southern Heritage Air Museum offers rides in the T-6 Texan, D18S, WACO YMF and A-1B Husky craft. Contact the museum by email at email@example.com to schedule your flight. Note that flights are booked according to the availability of the planes and their pilots, and certain dates may not be available.
EXPLORE VICKSBURG, MISSISSIPPI
The Southern Heritage Air Museum may be located in Louisiana, but it can be reached from Downtown Vicksburg, Mississippi by car in less than 15 minutes. Seeking to add other Vicksburg attractions to your vacation itinerary? Consider topping off your day by exploring the expansive Vicksburg National Military Park. Begin planning your trip today by booking a stay at a Vicksburg hotel or casino, or choose one of the city’s picturesque bed and breakfasts for a home-away-from-home experience.
SOUTHERN HERITAGE AIR MUSEUM DETAILS:
Tours by appointment only.
Closed for the week of Thanksgiving and for two weeks during Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
Address: 179 VTR Airport Road, Tallulah, LA 71282