The Fort Smith Museum of History collects, preserves and shares the history and culture of Fort Smith. It honors the regional history and has special programs serving thousands of children with educational programs each year and free admission to the museum. The museum also has special programs honoring veterans including participating in the annual Veterans Day Parade and annual reception honoring veterans and an exhibit about Fort Smith native, General William O. Darby.
The Museum features a Motorcycle Memories exhibit during The Steel Horse Rally, showcasing local motorcycle racing greats and historical figures. This year, the 4th Annual Bike Show will be taking place in front of the Museum.