Come explore the vibrant history of Arkansas United Methodism!


Located on lower level of historic First United Methodist Church.
723 Center St. Little Rock, AR 72201


Open Sundays 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to Noon.
Tours may be scheduled outside regular open hours by appointment.

Our Mission

The mission of the United Methodist Museum of the Arkansas Conference is to preserve the historically significant and inclusive history of Arkansas United Methodism by collecting, preserving, and exhibiting artifacts for a diverse audience, while providing opportunities for exploring this history and culture. Though this museum is a bridge to the past, as United Methodists we will always remain open to the ongoing lordship of the Holy Spirit for the transformation of the world by increasingly making disciples of Jesus Christ.

Arkansas United Methodism

Purpose Statement

The purpose of the United Methodist Museum of the Arkansas Conference is to collect two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects which are of historical significance to Arkansas United Methodists history, such as: church furnishings, personal items used by United Methodist clergy, commemorative items, objects related to corporate worship, and educational objects. Also, portraits and group pictures of historical sites that are significant to Arkansas United Methodism are collected and preserved.

Explore Methodist Organization

Funding for this site has been provided to United Methodist Museum from the Arkansas Humanities Council, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the American Resue Plan (ARP), and the NEH Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP) initiative.