This original wartime building contains the definitive Bomber Command exhibition which explains in a dramatic and factual way the history, reasons and achievements of this world famous strike force.
This building also houses the famous 77 Squadron Room which shows in personal detail the development and exploits of the RAF Elvington’s first home squadron as well as the history of the French Heavy Bomber Squadrons 346 “Guyenne” and 347 “Tunisie” based in Elvington from June 1944 to October 1945.
At the end of this building is the 1930’s “Astra Cinema”. Every RAF station had one, and ours is laid out with original Edwardian theatre seats. Here you can see a variety of short films throughout the day, including the famous French film about their wartime activities here at Elvington.