Chico Air Museum
 Thursday through Sun
10-3 or by appointment.
Free Admission!
Preserving Aviation History and the Romance of Flight
Photo Gallery
Our Vision

Chico Air Museum ® 165 Ryan Ave Chico,CA 95973
Copyright © 2020 Chico Air Museum. All rights reserved

  • Outdoor Museum with jet and propeller driven aircraft
  • Indoor Museum with interesting artifacts, pictures and historic displays
  • Research Library
  • Gift Shop
  • World Class Aviation Speaker Series
  • Special Events by arrangement; group visits, school field trips  
Contact Us
The Chico Air Museum collects, preserves, documents and displays aircraft, and aviation and space artifacts. The museum’s primary purpose is to educate and inspire people of all ages about aviation and the history of flight. ​
Mission Statement
CAAF Main Gate 1944
Brewster Buffalo built by Wick Humble
Original Oil Painting CAAF in 1945
Bell P-39 over Chico
Visit our...
 Learn about the incredible story of Thaddeus Kerns, Chico Boy Aviator  
(seen at propeller) 1911. 
All rights reserved, reprints by permission
See and hear Rene Vercruyssen's powerful BT-13 Warbird
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Matching Fund Program for Hangar Improvements Kicks Off!
Help us restore our original 1941 WWII hangar. As the good weather approachs our volunteers can make improvements the to the hangar including painting, windows, and the much needed and expensive refurbishment of another restroom. Your donation will be matched by an anonynous donor in an effort to fund our restoration program. Click on DONATE PayPal Link  to donate by credit card or make your check to Chico Air Museum and write Hangar Improvement Fund in the memo line. Your donation will be greatly appreciated and is 100% tax-deductible. Stop by the museum or mail to 165 Ryan Ave, Chico, CA 96973 or call 530-514-6624 for more details.