Winter 2020, Family Days Out at The Museum

We are open each day from 10:00am until 4:00pm. 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

Nimrod Open Day and Live Propellor Aircraft at the Museum

26th August 2019
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

29th August 2019
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

30th August 2019
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

1st September 2019
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

2nd September 2019

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

22nd September 2019
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

6th October 2019
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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Autumn Half Term at The Yorkshire Air Museum

18th October 2019 - 3rd November 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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Pay once, return for free. Park for Free. We're Dog Friendly. Autumn at The Yorkshire Air Museum There are lots of other things happening each day here at the Museum this autumn half term, here's some more details to help you plan your visit. 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.…

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The Tornado Cockpit Experience

28th October 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Enjoy a 25 minute guided tour of the cockpit of the Museum's Tornado jet with one of our experienced guides, some of whom are ex-RAF Tornado aircrew. 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…

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The Tornado Cockpit Experience

29th October 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Enjoy a 25 minute guided tour of the cockpit of the Museum's Tornado jet with one of our experienced guides, some of whom are ex-RAF Tornado aircrew. 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…

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The Tornado Cockpit Experience

31st October 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Enjoy a 25 minute guided tour of the cockpit of the Museum's Tornado jet with one of our experienced guides, some of whom are ex-RAF Tornado aircrew. 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…

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The Dakota Paratrooper Experience

31st October 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to have been a paratrooper about to jump from the C47 Dakota into battle? Often jumping in darkness, over enemy territory, WW2 paratroops were incredibly brave people. Throughout the day, one of our Museum guides will be explaining the exact procedures that soldiers went through as they prepared to jump. From preparing kit while still on the ground to preparing to jump. Sit on the Dakota's bench seats and learn…

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November 2019

The Tornado Cockpit Experience

1st November 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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A unique opportunity to experience the environment of a fast jet pilot. Enjoy a 25 minute guided tour of the cockpit of the Museum's Tornado jet with one of our experienced guides, some of whom are ex-RAF Tornado aircrew. 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…

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Remembrance Sunday

10th November 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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This Remembrance Sunday, there is no charge to enter the Museum for visitors. We recognise the fact that a great many visitors on Remembrance Sunday take great comfort in attending the Museum to remember loved ones, friends and colleagues who are no longer with us. The Museum is open from 10:00 until 4;00 and you are free to visit the Museum or join us for the short Remembrance service. There are two Remembrance Services on Sunday, one at the French…

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December 2019

Christmas Toy Appeal At The Yorkshire Air Museum – York’s Toy Story

1st December 2019 - 31st December 2019
The Yorkshire Air Museum, Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way
Elvington, North Yorkshire YO41 4AU United Kingdom
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* In the Christmas Eve of 1944, 200 handcrafted toys were made by the French airmen based here at RAF Elvington, York. * Join us this Christmas and help the children of York Hospital by donating a Christmas Gift through The Yorkshire Air Museum The Story of the WW2 French Airmen and the Children of York The date and time is RAF Elvington, 1944 wartime and the French Squadrons based here are preparing for winter in Yorkshire and the hazards…

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