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Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Wonderful look back in time

Booked the spitfire simulator for my husband and father in law, they loved it, The museum was free... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
PaulaC6251
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Kent, United Kingdom
Enthralling...and its free (you should leave a donation)

We popped in here with friends on our way to Ramsgate, supposedly for a quick look, but left 2... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
CR8
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Surrey, England
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The Airfield Manston Road | The Airfield, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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All reviews battle of britain on display free entry well stocked gift shop personal stories full size excellent cafe second world war bits and pieces great history interesting exhibits enjoyable visit flight simulator great place to visit couple of hours few hours iconic aircraft
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked the spitfire simulator for my husband and father in law, they loved it, The museum was free and a great look back at the role the spitfire had in WW2. The simulator was £30 but worth it (according to them) The food in the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in here with friends on our way to Ramsgate, supposedly for a quick look, but left 2 hours later after a good look around and some lunch. They have a fully restored Spitfire and Hurricane, lots of interesting exhibits that you need time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had not been here for many years and we are glad we paid another visit to this Museum. Its free entry which we honestly would be happy to pay as so much to look at (donations are welcome). The staff are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Claire S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband booked a flight in the Spitfire Simulator for a present. I'm passionate about Spitfires, even swotted up on my pilot notes beforehand! A fantastic 30 minute experience with my instructor Brett. I loved it!! Got to fly under a bridge and do a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in late on a cold, blustery Saturday afternoon. Easy to find, sharing a large car park with RAF Manston Museum. This is the newish looking large hangar like building. Interesting exhibits outside. Still cold. In through the door, wow, heating, lovely, and relax! Two...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just had a 30 minute experience in the spitfire simulator,fantastic, thoroughly enjoyed it. My tutor was amazing, so patient and has actually flown spitfire! It is such good value as is the lovely cafe they have there. Great museum too with so much information and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

We had a very enjoyable visit on the 8th of January, including the gift of a session on the Spitfire flight simulator for my other half supervised by Brett Bone. He thoroughly enjoyed his session in the simulator, not to mention looking around the displays...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vivienne H
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

Had a fab 30 min flight at the controls of the fantastic spitfire. Jerry my instructor was amazing, it was really good to get his 1st hand knowledge of the aircraft. My family enjoyed all the history which is fantastically maintained and some food and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gooderse
Reviewed 28 December 2018

This is quite a remarkable place of great importance and education to young and seniors.Well worth a visit also the Restuarant is very reasonable price and food very good.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

Very impressed with the simulator experience, which had been bought as a gift for myself. The instructor was extremely patient with a complete novice (I can't even drive a car let alone have I ever tried to fly a plane). It was an interesting chance...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Jane F
3 April 2018|
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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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