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Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
+44 1303 893140
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Brilliant

Well worth a visit, have the tissues ready, some very moving stories etc. very good displays... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
JohnEugenia
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Very peaceful place

Visited with family and found this place very peaceful & sombre both inside & outside. Very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ShellyMB70
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
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+44 1303 893140
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Well worth a visit, have the tissues ready, some very moving stories etc. very good displays, helpful and informative staff.

Thank JohnEugenia
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited with family and found this place very peaceful & sombre both inside & outside. Very educational for my daughter who’s currently studying the wars at school. Friendly staff

Thank ShellyMB70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thought we would visit a museum on our doorstep. Fantastic for a rainy day. Cameras are not allowed. Ask a member of staff to take a family photo for you, they are very helpful :)

Thank sallyanne C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum is a must! It brings home the true Battle of Britain story. Rammed full of incredible exhibits.

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I first visited this superb museum about 15 years ago, before i had my two sons. My eldest (14) has shown an interest in joining the RAF. So what better way to educate and inspire him than here. The exhibits are breathtaking and informative, even...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great and good for all ages and the best thing is you can learn and look at all the cool stuff throughout recommend

Thank dennismenace988
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Hundreds of exhibits tell the story of individuals' who fought in the Battle of Britain, includes well researched and documented history which would appeal to all ages.

Thank Peter N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

It's easy to breeze past exhibits at most museums, but The Kent Battle of Britain Museum is different, here you get a true insight into the brave pilots and all who supported them in defending our shores. So you take time to read the personal...More

Thank Dazeout
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Wow The Best £8 I have spent in Ages ! OK I work in a museum too so perhaps have a slightly different view on things when it comes to any such review, but this place is Superb ! Just understand that you are looking...More

Thank Worldtravenut
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Had an amazing day at The Battle of Britain Museum. Fantastic place very atmospheric. An amazing collection with very informative write ups. Well laid out with clear and precise information. Learnt an awful lot about the incredibly brave pilots. Fantastic helpful volunteers who made the...More

Thank Tracey S
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Janet C
31 August 2017|
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Response from Alan P | Reviewed this property |
It's all at ground floor level and if I remember it's wheelchair friendly. I would say, "Go for it", I'm sure you'd get the old boy around with little or no problem!!
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Stevensnailham
9 August 2017|
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Response from buster38284 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no cameras or phones that take pictures are allowed and no you don't need to book.
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Haribo28Edinburgh
11 July 2017|
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Response from Roger H | Reviewed this property |
Yes will not be a problem.
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