Summer 2019 Family Days Out at The Museum

We are open each day from 10:00am until 5:00pm. Enjoy free parking on site as you explore the museum. Full details of admission prices and family tickets at this link right here. And don't forget we're dog friendly!

Loading Events

Past Events › Museum Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

August 2018

Scouts Takeover Day At The Museum

2nd August 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

If you are a member of a Scout group, this take-over day is the perfect opportunity to sign up to and complete the Scout Air Researcher Badge. By taking part in a series of short tailored workshops throughout the day plus a full tour of the collection, the activities all meet the badge requirements. Full details of this great chance for Scouts to obtain the Air Activities Badge and how to register are at this link. https://scouts.cinolla.com/gilwellpark/courses/raf-takeover-day---yorkshire We are really…

Find out more »

Women’s Services Memorial Day

12th August 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Our Women’s Services Day offers the opportunity to come together to commemorate and pay tribute to the contribution and sacrifice made by women across more than a century of conflict. Commencing around 13:30pm, a colourful Parade will set off to march through the centre of the Museum to our unique and inspiring Women’s Memorial Garden, where a poignant Wreath Laying Ceremony will take place. We hope you will join us in celebrating the inclusivity and diversity of our modern armed…

Find out more »

Summer Thunder Day

19th August 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

What better way to enjoy the summer holidays than by experiencing the sight, sounds and unique aromas of our live aircraft fleet? Here's an outline of the schedule for this summer's Thunder Day. 10:00 Gates open. Fire team activities – everyone loves a large fire engine. Here’s the children’s chance to try operating the large fire hose of the mighty Pathfinder. Adults, as ever, are jealous! RAF Se5A & East Church Kitten – our classic biplanes will be running their…

Find out more »

September 2018

Allied Air Forces Memorial Day

2nd September 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The 2018 Allied Air Forces Memorial Day will also mark the Centenary of the Royal Air Force. A truly international event, we celebrate the unique relationship and cooperation that Allied Air Forces have established throughout military conflicts across the years, leading to the representation of many nations at this significant national memorial event, which grows in size and stature each year. The event will feature a major Parade, led by the Yorkshire Military Marching Band, and comprising of members of…

Find out more »

999 Emergency Day

23rd September 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

An action packed family day out celebrating the work of the many Emergency Services across the UK. Last year's 999 Emergency Day was a huge success, with a diverse range of Emergency Services personnel all joining us to talk to visitors about their various roles and how they all work together. The Museum Fire Team - a great chance to meet the team behind the safety cover on our live aircraft events. Our in house fire team will be here…

Find out more »

October 2018

Autumn Half Term at The Museum

22nd October 2018 - 4th November 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Autumn is always a busy period for the Museum as we prepare our aircraft for winter time. For families looking to enjoy a great day out in Yorkshire, it's a great opportunity to enjoy the Museum as may people enjoy an autumn break in Yorkshire.. 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 consistently win awards of ‘Certificate of Excellence’ on Trip…

Find out more »

November 2018

Remembrance Sunday

11th November 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The annual gathering to remember the sacrifice of the British and Free French aircrews that served at Elvington during World War Two, together with those that have served to deliver the freedom we enjoy today. The services take place from 11am at the French Air Force Memorial in Elvington Village followed by the Service of Remembrance at the Station Chapel of The Allied Air Forces Memorial, Yorkshire Air Museum at 13.30pm. Both events are wreath-laying ceremonies. These events give us…

Find out more »

V Force – 25 Years of Victor at Elvington

25th November 2018
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

On 25th November 1993, Handley Page Victor XL231 Lusty Lindy flew into her final home at Yorkshire Air Museum on the adjacent 10,000 foot runway. Since that time, she has been cared for by a dedicated team of volunteer specialist engineers in full ground running order. Join Us In Celebrating 25 Years of Victor XL231 at The Yorkshire Air Museum Come along to the Museum, join us on the anniversary of the arrival of XL231 and learn more about the…

Find out more »

February 2019

Half Term Holidays at The Yorkshire Air Museum

February 16 - March 3
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

School holidays are always a busy time for families and here at the Museum it's no different. Finding things to keep the whole family happy and entertained for a day out can be difficult to achieve. Many visitors to the Museum are surprised at the diverse things to do and they often comment that we are more than just an air museum. So here's our guide for this half term that gives some great tips on getting the most from…

Find out more »

April 2019

Easter at the Museum – The White Rabbits Trail

April 21 - April 22
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

“Cherchez Les Lapins Blancs” To celebrate Easter and in memory of RAF Elvington Station Mascot ‘Nostradamus’, we are running an Easter trail with a French twist. This Easter when you visit, follow the white rabbit trail around the museum, answer the questions as you explore, then collect your own yummy white chocolate rabbit! We have 250 white chocolate rabbits this Easter Sunday. Collect your trail questions from the Museum stewards office by the main entrance, £0.50 per trail, suitable for…

Find out more »

May 2019

Against The Odds – D Day 75th Commemoration

May 11 - May 12
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Join us for this year's Against The Odds weekend and experience life at RAF Elvington during World War Two. Our re-enactors will be here to explain what life was like here for serving Halifax Bomber air crews as they fought to liberate occupied Europe in the days leading up to D Day 1944. For 2019, to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the D Day landings visitors will see the Museum transformed into RAF Elvington on the eve of D Day.…

Find out more »

June 2019

Open Cockpits Day

June 2
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Open Cockpits Day is a unique chance to climb aboard the Museum’s amazing collection of aircraft and also enjoy investigating others from a close distance. Many of our aircraft are entirely complete, including cockpits and we often hear how our visitors would love to see inside. For the first time ever, we are arranging access to the cockpits of these aircraft for our visitors to enjoy first hand. We will have a selection of our aircraft available for visitors to…

Find out more »

99 Years of Alvis and a Spitfire Flypast

June 16
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map
Alvis Cars at The Yorkshire Air Museum

The culmination of this year's annual International Alvis Weekend will be taking place right here at the Museum on Fathers Day. We are incredibly proud to be hosting a gathering of more than 120 Alvis classic cars as they celebrate 99 years since the birth of Alvis. Who were Alvis cars? Alvis may not be a classic car name that everyone remembers today. However they were very important to British car manufacturing. Alvis was set up by T.G. John in…

Find out more »

“Inspirations” STEM Challenge

June 27
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Working with North Yorkshire Business & Education Partnership and other sponsors, we are proud to support the “Inspirations” STEM Challenge & Showcase each year. This huge event sees some 600 pupils enter their GCSE or extra curriculum projects in the core Science, Engineering Maths and Technology disciplines, but also incorporating sustainability, textiles and resistant materials. Projects will be judged and prizes award to winners in the categories of Engineering; Graphics; Product Design; Resistant Materials; Textiles; Science; Electronics and a special…

Find out more »

Scouts Takeover Day and Hurricane Flypast

June 29
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

This June the Museum team and the Royal Air Force will deliver a great day’s activities to young Scouts from the region to attain a special RAF Air Researcher Activity Badge. The Museum is proud to be selected by the RAF as their preferred aviation venue in the North of England. During the day, Scouts will get the opportunity to earn this special badge after completing a series of fun aviation and aircraft-related activities. Across the grounds of the Museum,…

Find out more »
+ Export Events