National Airborne Day
16 August 2014
Airborne Day starts at 10am and goes until 3pm (museum open until 5)
Visit on Airborne Day and download the new
Spout code App on your smart phone.
Spout going live on Airborne Day.
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museum with spout technology.
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The Army curatorial staff is not responsible for the
historical content related to the spout codes.
All content will not be found on reader boards
in the museum. This information is designed
to enhance your visit to the museum.
The temporary exhibit
"The Battle of Mogadishu"
The Airborne & Special Operations Museum Foundation supports the museum with marketing, advertising and financial support for its programs and exhibits. Opening the doors on August 16th, 2000, the 60th anniversary of the original United States Army's Test Platoon's first parachute jump. The museum offers free admission, a main exhibit gallery, temporary gallery, four-story tall theater, video theater and a motion simulator ride. It is located in Historic Downtown Fayetteville on the corner of Bragg Boulevard and Hay Street, adjacent to the city's Freedom Memorial Park and the recently built North Carolina Veteran's Park. The main gallery is designed as a self-guiding tour, in chronological order, through the history of the airborne and special operations soldiers, from 1940 to the present. The temporary gallery changes throughout the year and displays a myriad of exhibits pertaining to the United States Army, airborne and special operation units through their history and conflicts from World War II to the present. For a nominal fee visitors can ride the 24 seat motion simulator.