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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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Hidden treasure

This little museum is a bit of a hidden treasure. To be honest we weren’t expecting much but boy... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Karen A
via mobile
Full of History

If you like history from WW1 & WW2, you'll love this! Absolutely crammed with artefacts and stories... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerry C
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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  • Average3%
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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 3 days ago via mobile

This little museum is a bit of a hidden treasure. To be honest we weren’t expecting much but boy were we wrong. The museum, which has ample parking, is packed to literally the ceiling with artefacts -information, photographs, memorabilia, stories of bravery, skill, and lucky...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like history from WW1 & WW2, you'll love this! Absolutely crammed with artefacts and stories from both wars including a real Spitfire & a Hurricane. Combine this with a visit to the RAF Manston museum on the same site and you've got an...More

Thank Gerry C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This little museum is packed to the brim, it has a real spitfire and a real hurricane as well as plenty of World War Two air memorabilia. It also offers a nice little cafe. Well worth a visit

Thank kevc00p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on round the coast tour and found the place very interesting. Packed full of memorabilia from ww1 & ww2 spent a good 30 mins walking round before getting a drink in the cafe and sitting in the sun for a time.

Thank neilwatson54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great museum housing a Hurricane and a Spitfire plane from WW2. There are plenty of exhibits showing uniforms, parts of planes and all memorabilia associated with WW2. There is also a cafe serving anything from tea and coffee to a full roast...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a hour there with our son to show him these magnificent machines. He came away with a passion for aircraft and a lot more questions about engineering. Great place which is charity run so please do make a donation so that it can be...More

Thank JEZZER1977
Reviewed 14 September 2017

It is what it says it is. If you like WW2 aircraft (only two) then this is for you. Decent cafe on site and uisually someone who knows what they are talking about. Outside on the corner of the road are more aircraft which would...More

Thank ronn52
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This s a very small museum but crammed with interesting artefacts from both world war 1 & 2. It is well laid out, housed in just two rooms but we spent a really interesting 2 hours here. It relies on donations to keep it going...More

Thank Patricia A
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Wonderful, informative museum packed with personal and moving accounts of the lives of pilots. I feel a real connection with TB752. When a young child I used to visit my nan who lived in Sandwich and we visited Manston regularly to see the Spitfire acting...More

Thank 64miles
Reviewed 2 September 2017

I have been before but many years ago with an airman who fought in the Battle of Britain in 1940, (back in 1992), but today's visit was a Birthday present for my friend (A Polish National) who is fascinated the 1940's and the Polish Air...More

Thank Ghosthunter1
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John C
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It's free to enter, though they like you to make a donation.
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