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The RAF Manston History Museum

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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Very interesting aviation museum.

So many artefacts small and HUGE crammed into such a small space. We really enjoyed our visit to... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
Nicola H
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Hastings, United Kingdom
Great museum

Really good museum, cheap entry, welcoming staff and lots of history. Plenty to see. Also a very... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2016
abarnett617
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Leatherhead, United Kingdom
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Reviewed 10 April 2016

So many artefacts small and HUGE crammed into such a small space. We really enjoyed our visit to RAF Manston History Museum as there was so much to see. Our young son particularly enjoyed the large planes, helicopters, bombs etc...the bigger the better. Some of...More

Thank Nicola H
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Really good museum, cheap entry, welcoming staff and lots of history. Plenty to see. Also a very good range of second hand books to stock up with !

Thank abarnett617
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

I loved here, the kids were so interested with all of the different planes that they had in their warehouse as you could get so close to see everything. They even had a tank, the staff were very helpful and were happy to answer any...More

Thank Simon F
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I visited with a contingent of 22 Air Cadets and Staff members from across East Essex, and everyone enjoyed the museum thoroughly. It was Easter Sunday, so the cockpits of many of the aircraft were open for visitors to sit inside. It was a wonderful...More

2  Thank Fraser S
Reviewed 24 March 2016

I've not been here for quite a few years but it is a great little museum with lots of local history and a good collection of aircraft. It amazed me that the price for an adult is £2 and combined with the adjacent Spitfire and...More

Thank PaulKent123
Reviewed 21 March 2016

It's easy to see the amount of work the staff and volunteers have put into this small but well-appointed museum. Passing the V1 at the entrance, it traces the history of the aerodrome from its beginnings in WWI through to its closure in 1999, mostly...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This place was excellent! very good value for money, loads to see and friendly and helpfull staff, well worth a visit! If you have even a passing interest in aviation history then this museum is a must, worth visiting thanet for on its own..but to...More

Thank Grant T
Reviewed 7 January 2016

I find this museum totally fascinating - so much to see and a great place to learn the wartime history of the area. Excellent displays and right next to the Spitfire and Hurricane Museum. Well worth a visit - and return visits as new items...More

2  Thank John W
Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

Having grown up in the area but moved away, I've always known and seen this place when driving through the airport. Decided to take my kids on a visit. On the whole, it's amazing to see some of the memorabilia and of course the planes...More

Thank Simon Y
Reviewed 15 November 2015

Really enjoyed the museum, some great aeroplanes to look at, kids will love this place, well worth a visit

Thank Simon S
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