1930 Waco RNF

We recently discovered some amazing history on the latest addition to the museum, this 1930 Waco RNF. Wing walking over the Grand Canyon? Absolutely! Stay tuned for our next feature video in the coming weeks. Donate today to our year-end fundraising campaign and help the Kelch Aviation Museum start 2022

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Exchange Student Meet and Greet & Presentation

The museum will be hosting Brodhead High School’s exchange students Wednesday evening. Come on out to the Kent Joranlien Memorial Fellowship Hall for their presentations. We’re excited to host community events at the museum!

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Welcome A New Member!

Welcome to Michael John, our newest volunteer docent! A former pilot, Michael John has been “hanging around airports whether I’m supposed to be there or not” since he was a kid. We’re delighted he’s hanging around the museum now, sharing his knowledge and enthusiasm for aviation history. Stop by some

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Schedule A Tour Today!

Yesterday the Brodhead Brownie Troop (7795) took a tour of the museum. They asked a lot of fantastic questions and learned a lot more about the world of aviation! You can schedule your own tour through the Kelch messenger or give us a call at (698)-897-1175 Museum hours are 10:00am

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Check Out Our Kids Area

Aviation is for all ages! We’ve got fun free activities and toys available every day in our kids area. Encouraging young people to explore aviation is a big part of the museum’s mission. Support youth in aviation today and donate – every dollar makes a difference! kelchmuseum.org/contribute

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Working on the Butler Blackhawk

What work is Ami doing in the footspace in the cockpit of the Butler Blackhawk? Stay tuned… There’s always some adventure going on at the museum!

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Have An Event?

We recently hosted an aviation-themed wedding photoshoot! Did you know the museum has an event space to rent? We’re excited to host parties, workshops, reunions, and more. Have a special occasion coming up? Contact us for more info on rentals!

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Great shots from an amazing weekend!

Great shots from an amazing weekend! We are so lucky to call Brodhead Airport our home.

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Butler Blackhawk

Ten hours of tinkering for every one hour of flying… Here’s longtime museum friend Frank doing a little maintenance on the Butler Blackhawk. We’re proud (and lucky!) to keep the museum aircraft airworthy and flying regularly. Come see for yourself – we’re open 10am to 4pm, or book a special

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Tune In!

Madison area friends, we’ll be on WKOW-TV channel 27 tonight at 6:00 pm for a short segment on the museum. Check it out!

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