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Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

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Address: The Airfield Manston Road | The Airfield, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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+44 1843 821940
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10:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 16:00

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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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Peter W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 and women who helped win the great battle, which raged daily overhead. The staff were... More 

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Thank Peter W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

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Thank Zoe D
Rainham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 all the fascinating exhibits while forties music plays along with Churchill speech's and fighter pilots... More 

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Rainham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Popped in on the spur of the moment. Was surprised by how much was on display inside. Unfortunately it was very cold and we rushed around quickly not taking it all in. We will be back when the weather warms up, to learn more about our British history.

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Thank j0j0mick
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is a fantastic place. We will go back when its a little warmer as understandably its impossible to keep 3 aircraft hangers heated. The range of aircraft is amazing; being able to look inside and put your head provides an immersive experience. This part of the museum you pay for but its very good value as just £2 for... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

well worth a visit. Completely in doors so ideal for any day with adequate parking outside. Nice exhibits

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We are a family of UK and Dutch decent and live in Holland. During the autumn school holiday we visited the museum with my parents of 81 and my son of 8 (I'm 47). This museum was on my fathers list for a long time and we weren't disappointed: It was a great afternoon out. This museum is lovingly and... More 

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1 Thank Davis W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We were adviced to visit from the bon memorial and we weren't disappointed at all. A cracking free muesum and well worth the drive to see it. Lovely kept aircraft a credit to the few. Will recommend it to anyone in the area

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

What a cracking museum! With two halls..one with a MKII Hurricane and one with a MKXIV Spitfire: both crammed with memorbilia and history. Its free entry and has a super cafe that does hot and cold snacks. Well worth a visit if your passing!

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Rockingham, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

We had travelled from Australia with only a couple of "Must do's" One was to visit a particular museum with Spitfires and such but it turned out to be a disaster - thrown out for taking a phone call . Luckily our family knew of the Spitfire museum and took us there a few days later. A completely different reception.... More 

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