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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  • History was always a fascinating subject for me. To get up close and personal with aircraft that I've known throughout my life, and the awesome power that they can deliver, was humbling. The stories.....  more »
  • Interesting exhibits both indoors and out. Friendly helpful staff who were pleased to share stories, especially the fabulous gentleman near the Halifax. Limited refreshments due to Covid but...  more »
  • An excellent air museum of quality. Friendly staff eager to chat and inform. The Halifax “Friday the 13th” is an excellent example of preserved wartime air power. The ticket which entitles the...  more »

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