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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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A great tribute to two iconic aircraft

It was wonderful to get up close to an actual Spitfire and Hurricane. There is a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mediatwin
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Bournemouth
A MUST visit for the history of Spitfire and Hurricane

This is one of the museums that you have to visit and see & learn about the history of England... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gerard-Thijs
,
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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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 week ago

It was wonderful to get up close to an actual Spitfire and Hurricane. There is a wealth of information and memorabilia, thoughtfully laid out. The staff couldn't be more helpful. The cafe was also excellent value.

Thank Mediatwin
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the museums that you have to visit and see & learn about the history of England during WW2. Very friendly and helpful staf (all volunteers). They can tell you anything about all items on display. Admission is free, well worth a...More

Thank Gerard-Thijs
Reviewed 1 week ago

Friends took us here and if you like spitfires and hurricanes this is the place to go. Free entry but donations are very welcomed. Very informative and lots of history, quite a few little benches where you can sit down, disabled friendly and helpful staff,...More

Thank susan952
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's good to see that these great planes are being remembered as they should be. Lots of interesting items to see. Volunteers very friendly too. Thank you to everyone involved. Good cafe stop too.

Thank JAC-B-321
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We took 2 boys here and they loved it. Very interesting and informative. will most certainly be back on our next trip to Kent. Very good cafe here too.

Thank m_roberts1234
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A small museum but, excellent and well worth a visit. I can remember visiting the original site in the 1980's and it's great to see how this has all developed over the years. I learn something new each time I have visited. If you are...More

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 26 March 2017

We first had a wonderful lunch in the cafe next to the museum. Then we went round the little but information packed museum. We met Ron a volunteer who used to fly Dakotas in the war. He was facinating to listen to, and a lovely...More

Thank Roverlass
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited the Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial Museum last Sunday and we were very glad we did. The two aircraft on display are both World War Two originals with many artifacts and documents telling the story of The Few and the men...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Spent an hour here with the children in the school holidays and we all had a lovely time and really enjoyed looking at the history. Next time we'll try the cafeteria. We will definitely visit again.

Thank Zoe D
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Absolutely love this free museum, Hurricane and Spitfire looking awesome in the setting that helped repel Hitlers operation Sea-lion. My son had a school project to do on WW2 so what better place to do it. So much to see, i have spent hours ogling...More

Thank Paul M
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