Just in time for 2021, our Phase II building has arrived! The crew today is unloading the steel support beams from Varco-Pruden Buildings in nearby Evansville. Construction starts next week! OUR CHALLENGE GRANT ENDS TODAY! Every donation made before midnight tonight (even pledges) will be matched dollar for dollar from
This beautiful oak display cabinet was custom-built by Rick Hanson of Fox Lake, Illinois for the Kelch Aviation Museum. Delivered today from Rick’s shop, it will be the first thing you see when you enter the museum hangar once we open to the public, with an arched “Welcome to…” sign
The latest in our continuing series of virtual aircraft tours. Join Collections Manager, Ami Eckard-Lee as she introduces us to the museum’s rare 1932 Curtiss-Wright Travel Air 12W.
We’re on the air – listen to the recording at the link below! Al Malmberg on World of Aviation is interviewing Executive Director Pat Weeden about the Kelch Aviation Museum, the Brodhead Airport, and all things vintage aviation. A fun conversation, tune in! LISTEN HERE
“It’s longer than a month of rainy days!” This rare beauty, a 1940 Buick sedan convertible, arrived at the museum today on long term loan from Linda Kernen of New Richmond, Wis. Astute observers will recognize this car as a Brodhead regular, going back many decades. In fact, it’s featured
In the two weeks since we announced our $200,000 challenge grant, you all have donated $10,400 to the museum. Wow! All of that is immediately doubled by our anonymous challenge donor. Let’s keep the momentum going. Through the end of the month, donations of $50 or more will receive cool