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Yorkshire Air Museum

Yorkshire Air Museum

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Unique Allied Air Forces Memorial and Aviation history museum set on an authentic Second World War Bomber Command Station. Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial whilst admiring fascinating displays, such as the superb new Bomber Command exhibition, restored Control Tower, Air Gunners Room, Archives & Uniform Displays, Squadron Memorial Rooms and much more.

Our attractive Memorial Gardens have been awarded the Yorkshire in Bloom Silver gilt certificate for three years running. See Yorkshire's pioneering Cayley Glider along wih the Wright Flyer, unique Halifax Bomber and Mosquito Nightfighter and modern jets such as the Harrier GR3 and Tornado GR4. Don't miss our exciting events that take place throughout the year. The excellent Restaurant provides hot and cold meals, snacks and refreshments in an atmospheric setting, reminiscent of a wartime 'NAAFI'. The Museum has now been accredited as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction from Visit Britain, the national tourism organisation and has just won the York Business Awards' 'Tourism & Hospitality Attraction of the Year'.

Baby changing facilitiesCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFrench signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostWheelchairs availableFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedWedding receptions

The Yorkshire Air Museum has been awarded numerous tourism awards including White Rose Visitor Attraction of the Year, York Tourism Event of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and York Press Business and Tourism Awards. They have also won the Yorkshire in Bloom Silver Gilt award twice and Silver award once.

Opening details

Opening Times
Open Daily: 10:00 until 17:00 in Summer and 10:00 until 16:00 in Winter.
Closed Christmas and Boxing Day.

Prices

Adults: £7.00
Children: £4.00 (Under 5s are free)
Senior Citizens: £5.00
Families (2 Adults + up to 3 Children): £18.00
Reduced Rates for Groups of 8+ - Adults: £5.00, Children: £2.00
Schools: £2.50 per child

Some events are charged at different rates.

Contact

Yorkshire Air Museum

01904 608595

Address

Halifax Way,
Elvington,
York,
YO41 4AU

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 680481  Lat: 53.92458 Long: -0.96597

By Road:
On B1228 off A1079/A64, York/Hull roundabout.

Public Transport:
Yorkshire Air Museum is served by EYMS buses, the following services go towards the museum: 195 from York and 18A on Sundays.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 5 miles from York station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions

The Yorkshire Air Museum has been awarded numerous tourism awards including White Rose Visitor Attraction of the Year, York Tourism Event of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and York Press Business and Tourism Awards. They have also won the Yorkshire in Bloom Silver Gilt award twice and Silver award once.