Visiting Travis AFB Aviation Museum

Museum Hours:


We are closed Sundays, Mondays and Federal holidays.

  • Open to the Public: Tuesday-Saturday 10 am-3 pm

  • Heritage Center Gift Shop: 10 am - 3 pm.

  • Airpark Hours:  Tues - Sat 10 am - 3 pm and Every day from Dawn until Dusk to DoD ID card holders.

  • On days where the weather forecast is 100 degrees or higher, the Heritage Center closes at 2:00 pm. Since the center does not have air conditioning, temperatures inside can get dangerously high on days when the temperature is in the triple digits.

  • Last admitted visitor at 2:00 pm 

US Citizens without a Military ID card:
Shuttle van is by appointment only. Before visiting, please call 707-424-8180 to arrange a shuttle van pick up.


From I-80 in Fairfield, exit at Air Base Pkwy / Waterman Blvd and proceed 4.2 miles to Travis Air Force Base. All non-military visitors that do not possess a DoD issued ID card must check in at the Visitor Center.  Do not drive to the main gate.

Travis - Gateway to the Pacific

Travis AFB Aviation Museum

400 Brennan Circle, Travis Air Force Base, CA 94535


Tours are provided for all size groups and is available to the public.  Please call ahead and let us know you are coming. Please follow the information below for escort service and large groups.

For Escort Service to the Travis AFB Aviation Museum only:
Please call ahead to the Main Office at (707) 424-8180, to schedule your tour and make sure that the time is available before sending any information.  Small groups 9 or smaller, will need to check into the Visitors Center.   A tour group of 10+ visitors needing to be escorted onto the base, must send an alphabetical list of names, birthdays, and Social Security Numbers. The list must consist of all adults 18+  that will need to be escorted onto the base.  Please also include contact information for the group. Download the  Group Access Form  and follow the directions on the form for a secure transmission of your personal information. This form must be received 12 days prior to the tour.    The day of the tour, all adults must present a photo ID on arrival to the Travis AFB Visitors Center.

Drivers of large vehicles and buses that will be escorted on base will be required to show all licenses, registration and insurance documents as well as the complete list of visitors during check in at the Visitors Center.  Drivers must be included in the Group Access form or complete the security check when arriving the day of the event.

Special Events Held at the Travis AFB Aviation Museum:

Under certain circumstances, special events may be held in the museum. Space is limited to approximately 25’ x 30’. Exhibits and furniture will not be moved or relocated to increase this area. The museum has 20 tables and about 200 chairs as well as a sound system available for use. The organization responsible for the event is responsible for set up, tear down and placement into storage of all tables and chairs used for the event. Clean up consisting of sweeping, mopping and emptying of trash is the responsibility of the organization holding the event.

The Heritage Center does not have the capability for cold storage and has limited capabilities for electrical sources to run equipment. Please consider this when requesting use of the Heritage Center.

In addition, the primary purpose of the Travis AFB Aviation Museum is education. Visitors and tours receive priority over special events. Scheduled tours will not be cancelled or rescheduled to accommodate special events.

For any questions on the above please contact the museum Curator prior to your visit.

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(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amber Carter)

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