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Yorkshire Air Museum Group Visits

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Yorkshire Air Museum, Halifax Way, Elvington, York, YO41 4AU

Tel: 01904 608595

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Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial whilst admiring fascinating displays, such as the superb new Bomber Command exhibition, restored Control Tower, Air Gunners Room, Archives & Uniform Displays, Airborne Forces Display, Squadron Memorial Rooms and much more. Our attractive Memorial Gardens have been awarded the Yorkshire in Bloom Silver Gilt certificate for the past three years. See Yorkshire's pioneering Cayley Glider along with the Wright Flyer, unique Halifax Bomber and Mosquito Nightfighter and modern jets such as the Harrier GR3 and Tornado GR4. Ride our fantastic 'Harrier Experience' Flight Simulator! Don't miss our exciting events that take place throughout the year. The excellent Restaurant provides hot and cold meals, snacks and refreshments in an atmospheric setting, reminiscent of a wartime 'NAAFI'. The Museum has now been accredited as a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction from Visit Britain, the national tourism organisation and has won the York Business Awards 'Tourism & Hospitality Attraction of the Year.'

The new 'Pioneers of Aviation' exhibition opened in March and this superb exhibition, which has already been well received by visitors, features the work of famous figures from the aviation world who are either born or worked in Yorkshire including Sir George Cayley, Robert Blackburn, Amy Johnson and Barnes Wallis.

Little Known Fact!
Yorkshire is the Birthplace of modern aviation through Sir George Cayley's first fixed wing, man-carrying glider of 1853. (Brompton Dale).

Guide Prices

Reduced Rates for Groups of 8 or more: £4 Adults, £2.00 Children.

Schools: £2.00 per child, (I Free Adult per 10 pupils / cadets.

Care Groups £3 per person.

Car Clubs: £4 per vehicle.

Facilities

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Property Facilities

  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Children

  • Baby changing facilities

Catering

  • On-site catering
  • Picnic site

Parking

  • Free Parking

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitality
  • Helicopter landing

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Accessibility

  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2018
  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Tourism Awards Winner York Tourism Awards Winner 2016
  • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS VistEngland VAQAS 2016
  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Pass Runner Up York Pass Runner Up 2017

Road Directions

By Road:
From the York
by-pass, take the Hull exit (A1079) and then immediate right to Elvington (B1228).
The Yorkshire Air Museum is
sign-posted on the right.

By Public Transport:
Limited public transport links
Bus Service
York Pullman X36 and 36 services Monday to Saturday
Departs York: X36 09:45am MERCHANTGATE
36 11:15am / 13:15pm RAILWAY STATION 11:20am / 13:20pm MERCHANTGATE


East Yorkshire Motor Services - Sunday's and Bank Holidays
10:00am York MERCHANTGATE arrives YAM (Elvington Lane) 10:10am
12:00noon as above arrives YAM (Elvington Lane) 13:10pm

Departs to York 13:40 and 15:40pm (Elvington Lane)


Accessible by Public Transport: York station is 5 miles away.

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