Bringing People Together Through Learning
We wish to inspire audiences and contribute to life-long learning, helping people to understand and negotiate the complex world around them.
Preserve Our Collections
We store in excess of 30,000 items and records including a registered collection of artefacts, maps, books and uniforms of national importance. These are precious resources for historical research. We also record the memories of veterans, aircrew, WAAFs, ATAs to preserve them for future generations.
Caring For Our Aircraft
We have a fleet of 47 historic aircraft, including 7 live aircraft, cared for and operated by our own dedicated and experienced volunteer aircraft teams.
Explaining Our Heritage
We aim to interpret our collections in a stimulating way to help people understand new ideas and old concepts and make sense of Elvington’s heritage.
Caring For Our Visitors
We strive to deliver a memorable experience for all our visitors and make everyone visiting our site feel welcome.
Providing a fulfilling volunteer experience
We offer stimulating volunteering opportunities and projects which foster pride, happiness, friendship and fulfilment.