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Yorkshire Air Museum

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The Yorkshire Air Museum and Allied Air Forces Memorial is located on the outskirts of the City of York within easy reach of the City centre. The Museum welcomes family visitors, with lots of things to keep everyone in the family entertained. We are...more
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York Road | Elvington, York YO41 4AU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Second time of visiting, having remembered from a couple of years ago that it was surprisingly large and good. Obviously, being familiar with it this time around, it did seem much smaller but its still a largely well run, welcoming, well presented sort of place....More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ATonkin234
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very good museum, well maintained, staff very accommodating and helpful. Also got to go in a Dakota one of my favourite planes.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kirstie A
Reviewed 3 days ago

Situated just outside York, this is definitely a "must visit". They have fantastic exhibits - so much history in one place. Ticket allows entry for a year - we need to go back as didn't get to see everything. A good selection of food in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Diane G
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is place well worth a visit if you're in the area and like planes and history. The exhibited planes and well labelled and there a great variety to be seen. You can we easily spend three to four hours walking around the site looking...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank T8666YXscottp
Reviewed 1 week ago

if your interested in military planes past and present this is the place to visit, the staff was very knowledgeable and spent some time some talking with a member of staff on the different planes,

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank booodleman
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I visited the Museum on the 9th Feb.,2019 because of my father's service on Halifax bombers in WW2. I had been twice before over a 25 year period seeing the aircraft being built and the finished article. This was the first time...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I expected to spend an hour or so at this Museum, how wrong we were! We were immersed in history and didn't have enough time to fully explore. Too many high points to write about and so many humbling exhibits to make...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Tom B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended. My brother & I enjoyed a fantastic guided tour of 'Friday the 13th' given by a very knowledgeable and approachable guide (thanks, Derek). Having talked with former aircrew who flew in Halifaxes it was a great thrill to be able to explore the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Colin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in this area for 7 years and passed this place hundreds of time before I finally visited. Not what I expected but in a good way. Lots of history not just planes and there is plenty of planes as well. Plus the naff...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank 526gs526
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic private tour of the Halifax - very knowledgable guide showed us around, giving us the history of the Halifax and then a tour of the aircraft itself. We took around 2 hours to look around but the guide was more than happy if we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Marieanddickgoole
24 October 2018|
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Response from sthilda6 | Reviewed this property |
Yes loads of planes and vehicles to see. Yes you can go in a few cockpits and the dakota. Plenty of buildings to explore too.
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Susan G
9 August 2018|
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Response from tobylerone | Reviewed this property |
Think I paid £8 as concession.. Though I look so young they were a bit doubtful..Ha.
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Tony C
22 July 2018|
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Response from Timbledeebobs | Reviewed this property |
Best thing todo is google entry prices...adult &child? c.£20.
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