Explore Arkansas History at the Old State House Museum
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First Ladies' Gowns to require immediate conservation

The Old State House Museum’s First Ladies’ Gown collection, which contains over 120 years of inaugural gowns worn by Arkansas’s First Ladies, will temporarily close to the public on September 8, 2014, so the gowns can be assessed for conservation needs. The last day to see the collection before the assessment is September 7, 2014. More >>
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Help Us Improve our Museum!

Did you attend our Civil War seminar "Under Two Governments?" If so, please help us improve our programs by clicking the MORE button and completing the survey. More >>
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Different Spokes is now open.

Check out our new exhibit about bicycling in Arkansas! Open until February 2016. More >>
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Check out our YouTube page!

We've been adding lots of new content to our YouTube channel, including exhibit videos that accompanied some of our recent exhibits! More >>