Yorkshire Air Museum

Handley Page Victor Mark II
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A fascinating and dynamic museum, authentically based on a World War Two Bomber Command Station. The unique displays include the original Control Tower, Air Gunners' Collection, Barnes Wallis' prototype 'bouncing bomb' and a superb Airborne Engineers Display. Our rapidly expanding collection of historical aircraft depicts aviation from its earliest days with Yorkshire's aviation pioneer Sir George Cayley to World War Two with the unique Halifax rebuild through to post war jets of the supersonic age.

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Opening hours

Winter: 1000–1600 (10th Nov 2014 - 30th Mar 2015)
Summer: 1000-1700 (29th March 2015 - 9th November 2015).
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day. OPEN BANK HOLIDAYS AND EASTER HOLIDAY.
Please allow 3-4 hours or longer to get the most out of your visit.

Admission charges

Adults £8.00
Children Under 5 Free
Children 5 – 15 years £4.00
Families (up to 2 adults and 3 children) £22.00
Concession – Senior Citizens, Serving Forces Personnel, Students £6.00

Historic aircraft collection covering aviation history from the Yorkshire aviation pioneer Sir george cayley and his man-carrying glider of 1853, through to WWII aircraft including the unique halifax bomber and to the supersonic age with frontline jets such as the Tornado.
Significant collection of WWII air forces related artefacts, uniforms, records and vehicles.

Collection details

Archives, Aviation, Land Transport, Personalities, Weapons and War

Yorkshire Air Museum
Halifax Way
North Yorkshire
YO41 4AU






01904 608595

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