Welcome to the Yorkshire Air Museum

The Yorkshire Air Museum is open every day except Christmas Day and Boxing Day and is the largest independent air museum in Britain and is also the location of  The Allied Air Forces Memorial.  It is a Registered Charity and nationally accredited museum (No.66). Situated in a 22 acre parkland site on the former World War II RAF Bomber Command Station at Elvington near the City of York, the Museum/Memorial is located on the largest and most original WWII station open to the public. It was also the only base used by the French heavy bomber squadrons during the war and today includes award winning gardens, a large NAAFI style restaurant and shop, 15 top class exhibitions and over 60 historic aircraft and vehicles, many of which are in working order.  In 2011 & 2013 it was voted the  top Specialist Attraction in Britain. Our President is Air Chief Marshal Sir Stephen Dalton and our Vice Presidents include  Air Chief Marshal Sir Andrew Pulford RAF, Chief of the Air Staff, General Denis Mercier Chief of the French Air Force, General Jean-Paul Paloméros Supreme Allied Commander NATO and His Grace Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York.