Yorkshire Air Museum, York

4.6
#6 of 32 in Museums in York
The only Allied Forces memorial in Europe, Yorkshire Air Museum is supported by over 4,000 registered friends of the museum from around the world. The museum aims to educate and preserve the history of flight. Visit the collection of over 50 aircraft from around the world, including machines from as far back as 1853 and as modern as the GR4 Tornado. The museum's site covers over 2.8 hectares (7 acres) of managed landscape, part of a sustainability program called the "Nature of Flight." This large area is used on "Thunder Days" to demonstrate maneuvers with still-operating aircraft. You'll find a printable map of the museum's acreage on its website.  Put Yorkshire Air Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our York travel itinerary planner.
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  • Decided to stop at Elvington on the off chance while travelling in the area. Saw brown signs from the road. Had visited once before about 10 years ago, and was pleased to see how much the sight had be...  more »
  • This venue suits all ages,from young kids,just wishing to view planes up close,to the more serious,wanting to glean knowledge of Yorkshires involvement in,wartime and peacetime aviation history. The s...  more »
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