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The RAF Manston History Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Worth a visit!!

My husband and I had not been here for many years and it was really nice to pay another visit. Its... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Claire S
Very interesting

It’s clear that the people at this museum are proud of Manston’s history and have provided an... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2018
Devon, United Kingdom
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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All reviews raf manston per adult battle of britain on display entrance fee cold war interesting exhibits second hand books great collection little gem small shop few hours run by volunteers free parking excellent value for money couple of hours well worth the visit
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I had not been here for many years and it was really nice to pay another visit. Its only £2.50 each to enter, there is a lot of information to read, planes to look at and staff are very friendly. Its a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Claire S
Reviewed 11 January 2019

Some interesting exhibits, but very poorly displayed and maintained. Do not be overawed by the name-this is nothing to do with the RAF. It seems to be the pride and joy of some elderly enthusiasts, so I say well done to them for maintaining it,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

It’s clear that the people at this museum are proud of Manston’s history and have provided an excellent record of the people who loved, lived and worked here. There are some fascinating stories to learn of and aircraft to explore. The blitz experience was also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 17 December 2018

It might have been good... but it was closed for no reason during posted operating hours. Made a long journey to visit and was really disappointed to find no one there and locked doors! No posted sign or reason giving a reason for being closed....More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Glenn A
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

This is a brilliant museum. With another million pounds or so it would be a world beater. It is what it is and is still brilliant. Location is great, right on the airport, opposite the Spitfire and Hurricane Museum. I think it is run by...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Popped in for a quick look around and ended up staying for well over an hour. Get up close to a whole history of aircraft and even look inside. Easy parking, photos are welcomed and the owners were lovely.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mrbazuk
Reviewed 31 October 2018

We were recommended the Spitfire and Hurricane Museum which is next door so we paid this a visit as well.The entry price is well worth it £2.50.Lots to see and very interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank KeithA1529
Reviewed 17 October 2018

The RAF Manston museum is a 'must see', it is also the compelling reason why the RAF should return and why the airfield should revert to being an airport for commercial flying.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Polly D
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

Had a great time on spitfire simulator even flew under QE2 bridge Brett was great instructor very informative made you relaxed

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank frank m
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Great value for money at only 2.50 per person. Lots to look at and has a lot of history of the airport that once stood there. Over the two museum we spent a good 2 hours there. If you like model airplanes then I highly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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6 April 2018|
Response from andyzee69 | Reviewed this property |
Can't answer all your questions, but it does have a coach park. There is the Merlin Cafe for coffee/tea and it has toilets. The RAF Museum is £2.50 for adults (don't know of any discounts). The Spitfire and Hurricane Museum... More