Yorkshire Air Museum, York

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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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  • Wonderful variety of aircraft. The stories about the airmen bought to live by photos and portraits. Putting a picture by the name brings people to live. But the exhibition about the rear gunners makes...  more »
  • I have been to the air museum previously (it’s brilliant) but this visit was a special 30th birthday treat- a tour on the Halifax. Barry, my guide, was so knowledgeable and talked about every aspect o...  more »
  • Here, you will see aviation icons from the past and present and come face to face with them. They are all on static display with most outside. On a wet day this can be amazing but a struggle, but on a...  more »
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