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Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial

Award winning museum based on a unique WWII Bomber Command station, with tremendous atmosphere, fascinating exhibits and artefacts along with attractive Memorial Gardens. The historic aircraft collection covers aviation history from Yorkshire’s pioneering Cayley Glider, to modern jets and includes the Wright Flyer, the unique Halifax bomber and Mosquito night fighter, Harrier GR3 and Tornado GR1 and GR4, amongst many others.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


Halifax Way Elvington Yorkshire YO41 4AU

  • 01904 608 595
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Open days

Daily Summer 1000-1700. WInter closes 1600. (Closed 25-26 Dec & 1 Jan.)


By Rail: York / 7.00 miles


Sun 1st - Mon 2nd Apr 2018: Easter Event – The White Rabbit Trail

To celebrate Easter and in memory of RAF Elvington Station Mascot ‘Nostradamus’, we are running an Easter trail with a French twist. This Easter…


Sun 29th Apr 2018: Spring Thunder Day – Buccaneer Anniversary

Begin with a celebration of the first flight of the Blackburn Buccaneer, just a few miles away from the Museum at Brough. The 30th April 1958 was the first…


Sat 12th - Sun 13th May 2018: Against the Odds – RAF at War Weekend

This year's Against The Odds weekend and experience life at RAF Elvington during World War Two. Our re-enactors will be here to explain what what life…

Aircraft / Military

Sun 3rd Jun 2018: Reach For The Sky! 100 Years of RAF Air Power

2018 is the Centenary of the Royal Air Force. Enjoy a great family day out as we celebrate 100 years of the RAF. Our collection of aircraft spans the entire…


Sun 29th Jul 2018: Golden Era Vintage Motorcycle Run

2018 will see the 10th anniversary of this annual vintage motorcycle get together here at the Museum. Join us and see motorcycles from the very earliest…

Aircraft / Motorbikes

Sun 19th Aug 2018: Summer Thunder Day

What better way to keep the whole family occupied in the holidays than a chance to see the Museum's live aircraft running and experience the sights,…


Sun 23rd Sep 2018: 999 Emergency Day

An action packed family day out celebrating the work of the many Emergency Services across the UK.

Aircraft / Fire Appliances

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