(417) 553-8130

​Hours of Operation:

2 PM to 5 PM Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Our service area includes the four-state region of Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma and Arkansas. Its primary focus is on air and space history, activities, and current events of this region.  A large portion of the museum is geared towards providing educational opportunities for our area youth.



We welcome donations for the continued support of our exhibits.

Did You Know?

  • that Charles Lindburgh landed in Joplin in a field on west 7th street.
  • that the first airplane using aluminum for its fuselage was made in Joplin.
  • that the first airplane engine made of aluminum was constructed in Joplin.
  • that a famous astronaut is from Carthage Missouri.
  • that Joplin has manufacturers that make items for air and space use.

    Learn about these fun facts and many more!

At the Freedom of Flight Museum you will be able to:



How to get here:

The Freedom of Flight Museum is located at the Joplin Regional Airport

Our museum is housed in the former airport terminal (now called the general aviation terminal) at 5501 Dennis Weaver Drive in Webb City, MO 64870