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ASU Museum presents

Rockabilly! The Northeast Arkansas Story

Teens living in the 1950s learned to dip, dive and jive to the raucous Rockabilly sound! Now, you can come and learn all about the music that grew up in your back yard at ASU Museum's newest Exhibit, Rockabilly! The Northeast Arkansas Story. 

This exhibit was funded by proceeds from ASU Museum's 2013 and 2014 Rockabilly Boogiefest concerts, individual donations, the Museum's own members, and by ASU Museum itself.

For more information, contact Curator of Education, Jill Kary at jkary@astate.edu or by calling 870-972-2074.

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The Museum serves the academic mission of the University as a teaching museum and provides quality programming that broadens the perceptions of people in Northeast Arkansas and the Mississippi River Delta region, connects people with their history, promotes tolerance, engages minds in progressive thinking, and enhances the sense of community among all audiences.

Quality exhibits that broaden perceptions

ASU Museum offers exhibits connected to State-mandated curriculum, audio podcasts, hands-on gallery activities that bolster STEM-learning, tours, and suitcase exhibits that can be checked out—all for free!  The Museum’s Tinkering Studio (Saturday10:00–5:00 and Tuesday 3:30–6:30) inspires creativity and inventiveness. Our Birthday Parties are matchless and competitively priced. From learning amazing things about historic Northeast Arkansas to shopping for unique items in the Gift Shop, there is something for everyone at ASU Museum.

Accredited by AAM

AAM Logo ASU Museum is proud to be an accredited member of the American Alliance of Museums, an organization that supports all museums through developing standards, resources, career development opportunities.

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Museum Hours

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

Wednesday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Closed on Sundays & University Holidays

Museum Physical Address for GPS

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320 University Loop West

Jonesboro, AR 72401

Contact Us


Phone: 870-972-2074
Fax: 870-972-2793

Postal Address:
P.O. Box 490
State University, AR  72467

Shipping Address:
c/o Central Receiving
2713 Pawnee St.
Jonesboro, AR  72401

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Calendar of Events

Rockabilly: The Northeast Arkansas Story: August 15th from 5;30 pm to 7 pm

Dia de los Muertos: Nov 1, 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Tink-Tank Tuesdays, Weekly, 3:00 to 6:30 pm

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