The Yorkshire Air Museum lies in the grounds of the original RAF Elvington WW2 aerodrome. We hope these resources will help you have a wonderful experience when visiting and help you get the most from your day out with us.
Our FAQ answers many questions, plus the links below take you to more detailed information on how to enjoy the museum.
Q. What Are The Museum Opening Hours?
OPEN BANK HOLIDAYS AND EASTER HOLIDAY.
Closed: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.
We are open 7 days per week
Summer Time: 10:00am -17:00pm
Winter Time: 10:00am – 16:00pm
Please note: Last Admission 1 hour prior to closing.
We suggest that you allow at least 3-4 hours to get the most out of your visit.
Q. How Much Does It Cost?
|Adult – 18 or over||£12.00|
|Children Under 4||Free|
|Children 4 – 17 years||£5.00|
|Families (2 adults and up to 3 children)||£30.00|
|Student – with proof of student ID|
Accessible ticket – 1 carer free with purchase of accessible ticket
|Group Rates – parties 10 or more (pre booked)|
|Children 5 – 15 years||£4.00|
Q. Where Do We Park ?
We have ample free parking on site.
Q. Can I book tickets online?
Yes you can. Our E Ticketing system is the best way to buy tickets and plan your visit. It’s very easy, simply choose your tickets, pay online then check your email. Here’s the link to book online.
What is the museum doing to keep visitors and staff COVID safe?
The Museum is certified as Good to Go by Visit Britain. You can read more details on the measures we are taking here.
Q. Are You Dog Friendly?
Yes we are! Well behaved pooches are welcome, no need to leave them behind or in the car. The only exceptions are the restaurant area and the Museum shop
Q. Do You Take Credit Cards?
Yes no problem, we take contactless and most major credit cards. The best way is to book online using our E Ticketing system.
Q. Is There Public Transport to The Museum?
Q. What About Disabled Access?
The majority of the Museum site is accessible by wheelchair. The principal area where access is not possible is the upper floor of the Control Tower, due to its listed building status and steep staircase.
Q. What is Gift Aid and How Does It Work?
Gift Aid enables us to claim an extra 20% from the Government if you are a UK tax payer. It’s a huge help to us and other Non Profit organisations and it costs you nothing at all.
Do You Have a Cafe or Restaurant?
Yes we do! Cafe 77, named after an RAF Squadron that was based here, serves a range of hot and cold food and drink. It’s based in the old Naafi building.
Q. How Do I Contact You?
For more information on E Tickets, pay as you arrive and other details, click this link for our Ticketing FAQ