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Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

The Airfield Manston Road | The Airfield, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 821940
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Amazing place...SO worth a visit....

We visited in the first week in August & thoroughly enjoyed it. There is so much history... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
Dave K
Well worth a visit

Good place to visit especially on a wet summer day. Excellent selection of planes and memorabilia... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2017
Graham S
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London, United Kingdom
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The Airfield Manston Road | The Airfield, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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+44 1843 821940
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We visited in the first week in August & thoroughly enjoyed it. There is so much history & interesting stuff to look at here & it's all really well laid out & displayed. I can't believe it's free to get in...I think they should charge...More

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Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

Good place to visit especially on a wet summer day. Excellent selection of planes and memorabilia. Lots of personal stories and fascinating insights. All the better for free entry and pleasant sense of enthusiasm and lack of 'polish'

Thank Graham S
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Have taken many visitor there and alway worth a visit when you are in the area as aircraft in excellent condition

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent to learn about the planes Tec. very good. ✈🛩🛫🚁✈🛩🛩 . Have been a few times and enjoyed ourselves

Thank Samm s
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Such a wonderful visit, and as part of a tour we spent all the available time in this attraction and we missed out on visiting the nearby museum, such is life ,next time we will stay longer.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

This is a very interesting museum and it is free admission as well. The people working there were very helpful and knowledgeable. There are lots of interesting items in cabinets as well as the Spitfire and Hurricane on display. There cafe is very good value...More

Thank Pamela G
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A really great museum to remind us all of a period in history when the bravery of a few pilots virtually saved our country. Very interesting, with many artifacts, photos and models. Long may you continue reminding us all of the sacrifice - and all...More

Thank Malcolm H
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Still on our tour around the Uk Battle of Britain sites and as enthusiasts for anything Spitfire or Hurricane this was on our list We had visited the RAF Manston museum opposite and in comparison this was ok mainly the story of the planes but...More

Thank sherbert852
Reviewed 22 August 2017

great for a short stop for the grandkids, not very much to see but worth a stop off on way to other attractions

Thank diane7873
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A wonderful free attraction, of interest to adults and children alike. Beautifully restored examples of both aircraft which visitors are able to see at close quarters.

Thank TR5HerneBay
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John C
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Response from andyzee69 | Reviewed this property |
It's free to enter, though they like you to make a donation.
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