Yorkshire Air Museum

Yorkshire Air Museum
Halifax Way
North Yorkshire
YO41 4AU






General Office

01904 608 595

Press Officer

01904 608718


01904 608719


01904 608 246

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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

Daily. 10am - 5pm Summer. 10am - 3.30pm Winter (Times change according to British Summer Time).
Closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

Closed: Christmas Day and Boxing Day

Admission charges

£5 Adult, £4 Senior Citizen and £3 Children
Reduced rates for groups available.

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