Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum

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Basic Information

Address: 120 Riverfront Park Drive North Little Rock, AR 72114
Phone Number: 501-371-8320
Fax Number: 501-244-9794
Director: Greg Zonner

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Additional Information

Days and Hours: Wednesday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sunday: 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Description:

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum is home to the historic submarine, USS Razorback (394), a veteran of WWII, the Vietnam War and the Cold War. Soon to be home to the USS Hoga (YT146). The museum is available for tours, birthdays, special event rentals, and reunions.

Grade Levels:
K-5
6-8
9-12
Disabled Access:

The museum and gift shop are handicapped accessible, but the USS Razorback submarine is a historical WWII submarine and you must be able to climb a vertical ladder in and out. This is a virtual tour of the submarine available for viewing in the museum for those unable to climb the ladders.

Program Type:

Lesson plans available for download on the website, www.AIMM.museum. Teacher professional development available and conducted by certified Arkansas Dept. of Education certified staff. Presentations on the museum in general or any naval topics maybe done on-site or at your location.

Accreditation: Arkansas Department of Education Certified Staff Member
Admission/Tickets: Adults - $6, Children 12 and Under - $4, Seniors - $4, Military - $4 Museum Only (no submarine tour) - $2, Groups of 8 or more - $4 per person with 1 adult chaperon for every 10 students recieving a free admission
Registration: You must call in advance to recieve the group rate; 501-371-8320
Food: Soft drinks and bottled water available for purchase. Groups are welcome to bring in lunch. Sack lunches available with advanced notice.
Length of Visit: 45 mins - 1 hour
Student/Staff Ratio: 10 students to 1 chaperon maximum and 1 tour guide
Max. Group Number: 40 max. Larger groups are welcome, but require advanced notice
Group Requirements: Advance notice required for group rate. Ability to climb a 10 foot vertical ladder
Return Policy: n/a
Exhibits: Submarine History, Naval History, Snook Memorial, Scorpion Memorial, and Beacon of Peace and Hope
Freebies: 1 chaperon receives free admission for every 10 paid student admission.
Gift Shop/Factory Outlet: Yes
Retail Store: Yes
Videos/DVDs Shown: Yes, Pearl Harbor, Submarine History and Submarine Memorial.
Reservations Needed: yes, to get group rate or to accomidate larger groups
Directions:

From I-30 Eastbound: Exit #141B (Broadway Exit) heading south onto Cypress Street. Continue southbound on Cypress Street to Riverfront Drive. Turn Right onto Riverfront Drive. Turn Left to enter through Seawall onto Riverfront Park Drive. From I-30 Westbound: Exit #141B (Broadway Exit) heading North onto Locust Street. Turn Left onto Broadway (Hwy 70). Turn Left onto Cypress Street heading South. Continue Southbound on Cypress to Riverfront Drive. Turn Right onto Riverfront Drive. Turn Left to enter through Seawall onto Riverfront Park Drive.

Nearby Attractions: Mark Twain Riverboat, Arkansas Sports Hall of Fame, William J Clinton Presidential Library and Park, Museum of Discovery, Little Rock River Market and the River Rail Trolley.
Mission Statement:

To commemorate American's rich naval and maritime heritage through the preservation and exhibition of historic naval vessels with an emphasis on the era of World War II through the present.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

Museum is home to the historic submarine, USS Razorback (394), a veteran of WWII, the Vietnam War and the Cold War. Soon to be home to the USS Hoga (YT146).

Facility History:

The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum opened its doors on May 15th, 2005 and has been in continual operation ever since.

Social Networking:

Facebook.com/ARMaritime www.aimm@nlr.blogspot.com

Additional Information:

The Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum anxiously awaits the arrival of USS Hoga. Known for her bravery and actions during the December 7, 2941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the Hoga will make her permanent home at the Museum, alongside USS Razorback, on the banks of the Arkansas River.