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The RAF Manston History Museum

Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Good Museum

My visit to this museum was worth every penny of the £2 entrance fee. Lots of interesting exhibits... read more

Reviewed today
Longfield, United Kingdom
Good Value Museum

An interesting couple of hours for £2 pp (Aug 2017). A small museum covering the history of... read more

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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Reviewed today

My visit to this museum was worth every penny of the £2 entrance fee. Lots of interesting exhibits as well as the photographic history of Manston Airport from 1916 until it closed in 1914. Why Manston has been disregarded as a possible 5th London Airport...More

Thank neilfuller52
Reviewed today

An interesting couple of hours for £2 pp (Aug 2017). A small museum covering the history of Manston Airport, focusing primarily on WW2. There is also the Hurricane & Spitfire Memorial next door which is free to enter - please do leave a donation as...More

Thank LauraJane66
Reviewed yesterday

a superb museum, next to a great café, with prices that wont break the bank, some excellent exhibits on show well worth a visit , plus its free ,but a donation is appreciated

Thank Howard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our Grandsons and my husband had a wonderful day, great value ,loads to see and very helpful staff. Entry fee was £2 for adults and 50p for children over 5, you cant spend a couple of hours for that sort of money anywhere else in...More

Thank Georgina690
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great little museum so much to see really gives u a taste of what life was the planes really made u think back and imagine being in the planes £2 for adult so cheap and staff was lovely to my little boy loved it so...More

Thank Gembleu11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited after the Spitfire museum and well worth doing if you are an aviation enthusiast. Very reasonable at £2 per person and takes a hour or two to do it justice. Lots of information on everything aviation related to Manston right up to recent years....More

Thank Rodkoi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After visiting the Spitfire and Hurricane Museum next door, we came here. Cost £2 for adults and 50p for children. We were given a map and started our walk around. There were whole planes and parts of planes inside and several planes and vehicles outside....More

Thank andyzee69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must-see when visiting the area. Staffed by welcoming volunteers, the collection is spread both inside and out. Highly recommended.

1  Thank Royden S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Since our last visit we now have 3 grandchildren old enough to take. Even the littlest one who is just under 2, was so excited to see the "airpanes"! Once Manston Airport is reopened (which now seems very likely), the 2 museums (which are close...More

Thank ToedipperEngland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic museum, if you like aircraft then this is the place for you! For the bargain price of £2 per adult and 50p per child you can see a variety of aircraft, including some outside that at various times of the year have the cockpits...More

Thank jules_ana83
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