Many people who visit the museum enjoy their visit as part of an organised group. They quickly realise that The Yorkshire Air Museum is not only for … Read More
Due to a significant corporate event here at the Museum, during the period from 15th November to 28th November, access to our Halifax and certain areas of our main hangar will be restricted.
The Yorkshire Air Museum sits on the site of former RAF Elvington in North Yorkshire, a World War Two airfield used extensively by Allied bomber crews during the war. It is also the home of the The Allied Air Forces Memorial. We are open every day of the year apart from Christmas Day, Boxing Day… …..
The Yorkshire Air Museum makes a wonderfully unique and atmospheric corporate event hire facility close by the City of York. Our parkland location in the grounds of the original World War Two air base is easily reached by road and public transport facilities. The Museum is housed in the grounds of the original RAF Elvington… …..
Our huge range of exhibits and collections span almost the entire history of flight, from the early pioneers of aviation, through both world wars and on through the Cold War era. Today we have over 60 historic aircraft and vehicles and, as time passes, we acquire newer exhibits to commemorate later conflicts or achievements, with… …..
Many people who visit the museum enjoy their visit as part of an organised group. They quickly realise that The Yorkshire Air Museum is not only for the traditional aviation enthusiast. Very often, people who have little interest in the technicalities of aviation enjoy their group visit every bit as much. If you are considering… …..
Join us for a day of fun, discovery and excitement at the Yorkshire Air Museum and let our Museum Guides enthral your pupils by bringing to life over 150 years of aviation history within authentic wartime surroundings! This is what schools say about their visits to the Yorkshire Air Museum: ‘Thank you so much for… …..
Plan Your Visit To The Yorkshire Air Museum!
Whether you’re on holiday in Yorkshire or are simply looking for some great days out with the whole family, plan a visit to The Yorkshire Air Museum. We have some great events and activities that you simply must see.
Plan Your Visit
The Yorkshire Air Museum sits on the site of former RAF Elvington in North Yorkshire, a World War Two airfield used extensively by Allied bomber crews … Read More
Family Days Out
The Yorkshire Air Museum is considered to be one of the top visitor attractions for days out in Yorkshire. Our team of volunteer guides and stewards … Read More
Our Shop offers a selection of carefully chosen gifts for aviation enthusiasts. From amazing publications such as the Ferry Pilots Notes, to aircraft … Read More
The Cayley Glider
Sir George Cayley (1773-1857) was first to design an aerofoil and one of his flying machines made the world's first manned heavier-than-air flight at … Read More
NAAFI Style Restaurant
The Museum NAAFI lies at the heart of our operations in many ways. Located centrally on our historic aerodrome layout, alongside the Control Tower, … Read More
The Museum team is a combination of full time staff, part time staff, plus a team of volunteers who give their time to create a great visitor … Read More
Schools and Education Visitors
Join us for a day of fun, discovery and excitement at the Yorkshire Air Museum and let our Museum Guides enthral your pupils by bringing to life over … Read More
The Yorkshire Air Museum makes a wonderfully unique and atmospheric corporate event hire facility close by the City of York. Our parkland location in … Read More
Pre World War Two Aircraft
Our constantly growing collection of Pre World War Two Aircraft is complemented by our new Pioneers of Aviation exhibition in 2010. Below is the … Read More
World War Two Aircraft
Our World War Two Aircraft collection is probably best know for our Handley Page Halifax "Friday The 13th". But our collection extends beyond this … Read More
Post World War Two Aircraft
Alongside the collection of Cold War Aircraft, we have a collection of both civilian and military aircraft from the period after the Second World War. … Read More