Autumn 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!

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August 2019

Vintage Live Aircraft, Tornado Cockpit Experience and Summertime at the Museum

August 15
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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The Tornado Cockpit Experience Vintage Live Aircraft Pay once, return for free. Park for Free. We're Dog Friendly. Live Propellor Aircraft Today at the Museum - 2:00pm - 3.00pm Our vintage propellor driven aircraft will be running live inside the grounds of the museum. Join us in he afternoon and see vintage biplanes, our SE5a and Eastchurch Kitten, plus the C47 Dakotas and De Havilland Devon all running their engines live. The selection of live aircraft may vary depending upon…

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Tornado Cockpit Experience and Summertime at the Museum

August 16

The Tornado Cockpit Experience Pay once, return for free. Park for Free. We're Dog Friendly. Tornado Cockpit Experience. A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Climb aboard the Tornado GR4, sit in the pilot’s ejection seat and enjoy a guided tour of the systems aboard this RAF jet. See what it was like to fly this amazing, multi role jet and find out more about it’s capabilities first hand. Learn about the swing wing and…

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Summer Thunder Day

August 18
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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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. Thunder Day Tickets - You do not need to buy tickets in advance. Simply pay at the entrance as normal Thunder Day Ticket Prices - £15 Adult, £12 Concession, £7 Child & £40 Family 10:00 Gates open. Fire team activities – everyone loves a large fire engine.…

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Live Aircraft and Summer Events 19th August

August 19

Live Vintage Propellor Driven Aircraft Learn About Halifax Friday the 13th - 11:30 am Hands On History Pay once, return for free. | Park for Free. | We're Dog Friendly. Live Propellor Aircraft Today at the Museum - 2:00pm - 3.00pm Our vintage propellor driven aircraft will be running live inside the grounds of the museum. Join us in he afternoon and see vintage biplanes, our SE5a and Eastchurch Kitten, plus the C47 Dakotas and De Havilland Devon all running…

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Tornado Cockpit Experience and Summertime at the Museum

August 20

The Tornado Cockpit Experience Pay once, return for free. Park for Free. We're Dog Friendly. Tornado Cockpit Experience. A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Climb aboard the Tornado GR4, sit in the pilot’s ejection seat and enjoy a guided tour of the systems aboard this RAF jet. See what it was like to fly this amazing, multi role jet and find out more about it’s capabilities first hand. Learn about the swing wing and…

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Buccaneer Day – Celebrating this Amazing Cold War Jet

August 22
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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Buccaneer XN974 Live Engine Runs at the Museum Climb aboard the cockpit of our Gulf War Buccaneer Help support the restoration of our third Buccaneer It's Buccaneer Day at the Museum. Today, we're going to be celebrating this amazing jet, born in Yorkshire at the nearby factory in Brough. It's going to be a great opportunity to see our live Buccaneer jet come to life, with those folding wings, arrestor hook and rotating bomb bay all in action. However, did…

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Tornado Cockpit Experience and Summertime at the Museum

August 23
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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The Tornado Cockpit Experience Pay once, return for free. Park for Free. We're Dog Friendly. Tornado Cockpit Experience. A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Climb aboard the Tornado GR4, sit in the pilot’s ejection seat and enjoy a guided tour of the systems aboard this RAF jet. See what it was like to fly this amazing, multi role jet and find out more about it’s capabilities first hand. Learn about the swing wing and…

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MG and TF Owners Go North

August 26
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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More than forty classic MG and TF cars will be visiting the Museum and will be enjoying some time on display here at the Museum. Considered to be the biggest gathering of these cars in the North of England, this fresh event is now in it's second year and growing in popularity all the time. If you're planning a Museum visit and enjoy classic cars, then this is the perfect day to be joining us.

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Nimrod Open Day and Live Propellor Aircraft at the Museum

August 26
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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Nimrod Open Day Live Propellor Aircraft Pay once, return for free. | Park for Free. | We're Dog Friendly. Nimrod Open Day This Bank Holiday Monday is Nimrod Open Day. The Museum's Nimrod aircraft will be open to visitors to enjoy, with some of the Nimrod team who care for her right here to guide you through this amazing jet from nose to tail. Learn more about the secretive role of the Nimrod over many years and how she served…

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Tornado Cockpit Experience, Vintage Live Aircraft and Summertime at the Museum

August 29
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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The Tornado Cockpit Experience Vintage Live Aircraft Pay once, return for free. Park for Free. We're Dog Friendly. Live Propellor Aircraft Today at the Museum - 2:00pm - 3.00pm Our vintage propellor driven aircraft will be running live inside the grounds of the museum. Join us in he afternoon and see vintage biplanes, our SE5a and Eastchurch Kitten, plus the C47 Dakotas and De Havilland Devon all running their engines live. The selection of live aircraft may vary depending upon…

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Tornado Cockpit Experience and Summertime at the Museum

August 30
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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The Tornado Cockpit Experience Pay once, return for free. Park for Free. We're Dog Friendly. Tornado Cockpit Experience. A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Climb aboard the Tornado GR4, sit in the pilot’s ejection seat and enjoy a guided tour of the systems aboard this RAF jet. See what it was like to fly this amazing, multi role jet and find out more about it’s capabilities first hand. Learn about the swing wing and…

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September 2019

Allied Air Forces Memorial Day

September 1
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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A New Era and a New Mission for the Allied Air Forces Memorial To Honour, Educate and Inspire This Sunday is the annual Allied Air Forces Memorial Day. 2020 is to be an exciting year for the Memorial as we embark upon a new mission. As part of this undertaking, we will continue to honour the memories of the Allied Air Forces who flew alongside the Royal Air Force in World War Two. Representatives from across the Allied Air Forces…

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Summer Events 2nd September

September 2

Learn About Halifax Friday the 13th - 11:30 am Hands On History Pay once, return for free. | Park for Free. | We're Dog Friendly. Learn About Halifax Friday the 13th - 11:30 am Halifax Friday the 13th is probably the Museum's most famous exhibit. However, did you know how this famous aircraft got her name? Do you know how this wonderful aircraft was restored by the Museum? And do you know why she carried French Air Force markings on…

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999 Emergency Day

September 22
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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This year's 999 Emergency Day is the third running of this great event and promises to be our biggest 999 Day yet. We will have more than 100 participants with us covering the entire spectrum of emergency services and rescue organisations, including our own in house fire and rescue team. Normal Museum entrance applies. Admission Prices Are £28 Family pass for Two Adults and up to Three Children | £12 Adult | £5 Children 5-15 | Under Fives free |…

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October 2019

A Coach Celebration at the Museum

October 6
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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Our friends at Thornes coaches are celebrating 70 years in business this year. We're delighted to welcome them back this Sunday as they arrive at the Museum with a cavalcade of over 50 classic and vintage buses and coaches. They coach convoy will be winding it's way around the Yorkshire Wolds before arriving at the Museum from around 10:00am. Once nicely settled an in position, visitors will be able to enjoy the collection of classics that spans the entire history…

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