Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center (formerly the Travis Air 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 Travis Heritage Center only:
Please call ahead to schedule your tour and make sure that the time is available before sending information. (707-424-5883) 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 Heritage Center:
Under certain circumstances, special events may be held in the Heritage Center. Space is limited to approximately 80’ x 30’. Exhibits and furniture will not be moved or relocated to increase this area. The Heritage Center 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 Heritage Center 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 Heritage Center Curator prior to your visit.
Heritage Center Curator no stranger to Travis
Rick Shea, Travis Heritage Center Curator, stands in front of a SA-16 Albatross on October. 13 at the heritage center at Travis Air Force Base, California. Rick returned to Travis as a civilian employee in July after an active-duty stint at the Bay Area base during the late 1970s.
(U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amber Carter)