The Norton Air Force Base Museum is NOW OPEN!

Governor Newsome's COVID-19 restrictions closed the museum last year.  New cases have dropped significantly in San Bernardino County allowing the Museum to reopen. Masks are still required.

The museum is open two days per week:

Thursday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Come and share in the memories of Norton Air Force Base.


History of
Norton Air Force Base

Norton Air Force Base (1942–1994) was a United States Air Force facility located in San Bernardino, California, in San Bernardino County.

For the majority of its operational lifetime, Norton was a logistics depot and heavy-lift transport facility for a variety of military aircraft, equipment, and supplies as part of Air Materiel/Air Force Logistics Command (1946–1966), then as part of Military Airlift/Air Mobility Command (1966–1994).

Norton Air Force

Base Museum

This mission of the Norton AFB Museum is to preserve, honor, and promote the history of the Norton Air Force Base.

Ways To Help Support The Museum

Buy A Brick

Norton Air Force Museum is continuing the sale of Memorial bricks to be placed around the Veterans monument.

Gift Shop

To commemorate and support the Norton Air Force Base Museum, we have many items to purchase in our Gift Shop.

Come to Events

Throughout the year, the Norton Air Force Base Museum participates and holds special events to help commemorate the NAFB.

Direct Donation

Please join us in celebrating, educating and preserving the memory of the 63rd Airlift Wing at Norton Air Force Base.