Where History Meets the Present.    

   Welcome to the Mighty 8th Air Force Museum at Barksdale Air Force Base.  Home of the B-52's. For museum questions click here to email the Curator.

Feel free to visit our virtual Museum and Gift Shop. Your help preserves our heritage and history. Click here to email the gift shop.

Events and New Pictures Inside the Museum Added

Need more help?  Please call us at (318)456-3067 or (318)752-0055. The directions are from the Shreveport Airport.  We are working on detailed instructions.  Thank you!

Door to Door Directions
From: Shreveport Regional Airport
Airport Service Rd
Shreveport   LA  

8th Air Force Museum,  88 Shreveport Rd
Barksdale AFB  LA 

Direction Distance
1: Start out going North on AIRPORT SERVICE RD towards MONKHOUSE DR.  0.3 miles
 (0.6 km)
2: Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto MONKHOUSE DR.  0.3 miles
 (0.5 km)
3: Take the I-20 EAST ramp.  0.2 miles
 (0.3 km)
4: Merge onto I-20 E.  9.0 miles
 (14.4 km)
5: Take the AIRLINE DRIVE exit, exit number 22, towards BARKSDALE AFB.  0.2 miles
 (0.2 km)
6: Turn LEFT on Old Minden Road.  0.3 miles
 (0.5 km)
7: Turn RIGHT onto NORTH GATE.  0.1 miles
 (0.2 km)
8: Straight to Barksdale AFB North Gate.  1.0 miles
 (1.6 km)
Total Distance:  11.3 miles (18.3 km)
Estimated Time:  16 minutes