There are so many ways to contribute!

The museum thrives on your support - whether that's time, money, or a museum-piece donation. We appreciate it all!

As a non-profit, the museum exists 100% of tax-deductible donations from folks like you.

Every dollar makes a difference! Donate today and be a part of the dream. You can earmark your funds to go towards the Rudy Kopp Memorial Archive & Library fund, our Women In Flight initiative, the restoration of certain aircraft, and so much more. Contact us to learn more, or to offer ideas!

You can donate online using the links below, or mail a check to us at: Kelch Aviation Museum, P.O. Box 122, Brodhead, WI 53520. The Alfred & Lois Kelch Aviation Museum, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational corporation and donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.


Women in Aviation project

From the women pilots on our staff to the fabulous stories of early female aviators, the museum supports and celebrates women in aviation in many ways. In addition to offering outreach and programming, the museum plans a new exhibit focusing on this important, inspiring part of history.

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Museum Operating Fund

All donations go to our general fund, which supports new exhibits, educational programming, and keeps the lights on for your next visit.

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Rudy Kopp Archive & Library fund

Our ever-growing archive holds everything, from aircraft blueprints to signed first editions to original artwork. Keeping all these treasures stable and accessible takes time and money. We appreciate your support!

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Donate Your Collection!

Do you have an artifact or collection you'd like to contribute to Kelch? History tells the story of a culture - and often, an individual. We take pride in preserving collections donated from all over the country, in all areas of aviation. Our state-of-the-art archive facility welcomes donations of aviation related books, blueprints, artworks, and more, and we are delighted to accept aircraft donations as well.

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Volunteer

Our volunteer program gives insight into the museum from a whole new perspective and helps us maintain our collection!

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