Yorkshire Sights

Yorkshire Air Museum

  • Halifax Way Map It
  • Elvington

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Located on 22 acres of parkland, this is the country's largest World War II airbase that's open to the public. The independent museum showcases more than 60 historic vehicles and aircraft, many of which are still in working condition and are certain to delight aviation enthusiasts. Planes range from early 20th-century biplanes and gliders, such as the Eastchurch Kitten (the only surviving one in the world), to Spitfires, other World War II–era planes, and contemporary fighter jets. There are also exhibits devoted to military vehicles, aircraft weaponry, and Royal Air Force uniforms. The museum is home to a memorial and gardens commemorating British and allied service members who lost their lives in conflict.

Sight Information

Address:

Halifax Way, Elvington, YO41 1AU, England

Map It

Phone:

01904-608595

Sight Details:

  • £8
  • Apr.–mid-Nov., daily 10–5; mid-Nov.–Mar., daily 10–4

Published 08/18/2015

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