Allied Air Forces Memorial and Yorkshire Air Museum

Allied Air Forces Memorial and Yorkshire Air Museum
Halifax way Elvington
North Yorkshire
YO41 4AU






01904 608595

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A Memorial Museum based on an authentic WWII Bomber Command Base, RAF Elvington, now the largest example of its type open to the public.

Original buildings, including the Control Tower, now house some 15 fascinating exhibitions, including "Against the Odds" the story of Bomber Command and "Pioneers of Aviation", charting the work of Yorkshire aviation pioneers such as Sir George Cayley, the inventor of the aeroplane, Robert Blackburn and aviators such as Amy Johnson.

The internationally renowned aircraft collection covers the birth of manned flight with the Cayley Glider, through WWI and WWII to the supersonic age.

Venue Type:

Transport heritage site, Heritage site, Archive, Museum, Library, Garden, parklands or rural site

Opening hours

Open daily. 10:00am to 17:00pm Summer
10:00am to 16:00pm Winter

Admission charges

£8 Adults, £6 Concessions and £4 Children. Family £22 (2A + 3C).
Reduced rates for pre booked groups of 8 or more.

Additional info

Restaurant; Shop; Disabled access (except top floor of Control Tower); free visitor car parking.