TRAVIS AIR MUSEUM
Location: Building 80, 461 Burgan Blvd, Travis AFB, CA 94535
Mailing Address: 400 Brennan Circle, Travis AFB, CA 94535
One of the Largest Collections of Military Aircraft on the West Coast.
Located an hour from San Francisco or Sacramento, the Travis Air Museum has 35 aircraft on display, assorted exhibits on military aviation, a gift shop, and picnic area.
Museum of Military Aviation History: The Museum has a representative collection of American military aircraft from various periods: fighters, bombers, trainers, cargo and liaison aircraft. Its exhibits showcase Jimmy Doolittle and the Tokyo Raiders, the 15th AF in WWII, the Tuskegee Airmen, the Consairways story, the Berlin Airlift, and the history of Travis AFB with special emphasis on the Korean war, the war in Vietnam and other significant military missions.
Additional Attractions: Other exhibits include a space capsule for children, air force uniforms, the nose of a WWII glider, WWII aircraft recognition models, a link trainer, aircraft engines, and the cockpits of a T-28, a T-37, and a F-100.
Museum Hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 09:00-16:00. Closed Sundays, Mondays, and Federal holidays. Air park hours: Everyday until dark. Admission is free. Gift shop in the museum. Picnic area next door.
Tours: Exhibits are self-explanatory. Guided tours are available by reservation for groups of ten or more. Ideal group size is 10-30 because of space restrictions among exhibits. Tours are designed for ages 12 and older. For tours for children under age 12 call the museum for availability. All children must be accompanied by adults. Allow 45 minutes for a tour.
Directions: Interstate 80 to Airbase Parkway exit in Fairfield. Follow Airbase Parkway east to the main gate of Travis AFB where it ends.
How do I get a docent led tour of Travis Air Museum?
Entry to the base for those without US Government ID: Visitors without USG ID may enter the base when accompanied by one who holds the proper ID. Otherwise, the procedure for entering the base for those without USG ID is to stop at the visitors’ center at the main gate, present your auto registration, proof of auto insurance, driver’s license and a photo ID for all passengers aged 18 or older. The guard at the center will then call the museum to let the staff know you are coming. It is helpful to call the museum office in advance (707) 424-5605.
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