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Fort Smith, Arkansas: U.S. Marshals Museum

Watch dummies around a simulated campfire; track the 15 Most Wanted fugitives on a live display; see the only known portrait of Robert Forsyth, the first U.S. Marshal killed in the line of duty. Museum took 16 years to build; it opened on July 1, 2023.

Address:
789 Riverfront Drive, Fort Smith, AR
Directions:
North of downtown. On the west side of AR-255/Riverfront Drive, at its intersection with H St. N.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
479-242-1789
Admission:
Adults $13.
RA Rates:
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We really enjoyed this museum. The massive amount of detail about the US Marshals Service was very impressive.

[Sheryl, 10/23/2023]

Saloon exhibit.

U.S. Marshals Museum

Paid a visit to the newly open US Marshals Museum. Have to say I was highly impressed by all the interactive exhibits teaching about the history of the US Marshal service. Learned new things about the Marshals -- how they were at one time responsible as census workers, and how Frederick Douglas served as Marshal until 1881. Highly recommend this place to anyone who loves American history and has an appreciation for law enforcement. Admission prices ($13) are reasonable for any museum.

[T Wilson, 08/12/2023]

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