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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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Amazing experience for spitfire and aviation enthusiasts

Bought my partner a spitfire simulation experience, and although it took us nearly 2 hours to drive... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
judith047
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East Sussex
Mr m j chipperfield

Really good for kids. Very intereting for adults. They also have the other part of the mesuem on... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Matt C
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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 2 days ago

Bought my partner a spitfire simulation experience, and although it took us nearly 2 hours to drive there, it was thoroughly worth it. A fantastic experience and then a museum and RAF museum also to look round.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really good for kids. Very intereting for adults. They also have the other part of the mesuem on the other side kids loved walking around that part. Definitely a favourite place to spend couple of hours

Thank Matt C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a gem. As it says - they have a spitfite and a hurricane indoors and so much "stuff" related to the war time subject e.g. bits of aircraft shot down, letter from service men, diaries from women in the forces, clothing for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited recently with the family as we had booked a go on the spitfire simulator. Was really impressed with the museum, very well laid out and it has a Spitfire and Hurricane to view. Was also free of charge which was great. The staff very...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this museum with an elderly relative who had previously visited here and another aeronautical museum just yards away. It is a fascinating place with full size planes and all kinds of WWll memorabilia. The shop is well stocked and of special note is...More

Thank RockyRoll
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this museum on the 28th of April and found it interesting as it's a period of history that I like. There are lots of displays about the pilots who flew in the Battle of Britain and some of the Dambusters Raid. The statue...More

Thank Sheiladavis1109
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We used to live locally but never visited the Airport or museums. It was a pleasant surprise to find so much of local interest and history surrounding the events of WW11. We found some items relating to family connections which enhanced our experience. Although it...More

Thank margaret k
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although a small museum it has 2 iconic WW2 British fighters the Spitfire and the Hurricane both excellently presented, along with other interesting artefacts of the time. The WOT1 fire appliance was surprise and well presented.

Thank RuthandDonP
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here a few times and what a great display they have. The cafe is really nice, especially the breakfast. Nice staff with smiley faces. Cheers.

Thank Paul N
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been on the Simulator today the 19th April, excellent experience well worth doing, the instructor was good and very helpful, will go on it again.

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Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Morning Bryan E. Thank you for your kind words, I'm pleased to hear you enjoyed your experience. Best, Matt Museum Manager

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It's free to enter, though they like you to make a donation.
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