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The RAF Manston History Museum

Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Great afternoon visit

Fantastic museum, if you like aircraft then this is the place for you! For the bargain price of £2... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Canterbury, United Kingdom
A History of RAF Manston

I was stationed at RAF Manston for a couple of years, so I wanted to visit the Museum, for old... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Reviewed yesterday

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was stationed at RAF Manston for a couple of years, so I wanted to visit the Museum, for old times sake. The Museum is run by people who have a genuine affection for what they are doing. It is all about the history of...More

1  Thank Nigel P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really well presented and interesting displays - Nominal entry fee - Easy free parking alongside - So much there that you can easily spend three hours and not be bored ! Thoroughly recommended

1  Thank Tony A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to visit, genuine good welcome from staff. Gives a history of RAF Manston, very surprised at the numbers and sizes of aircraft that visited. Loads of photographs and real accounts of happenings at the base. Great exhibits and loads of Aircraft, generally cockpits...More

1  Thank Paul P
Reviewed 11 June 2017

We have visited this museum before, but my son wanted to go again and have a look because it had been a while, and as a user of RAF Manston in the past, I didn't need to be asked twice! The museum is located in...More

3  Thank AndyPol
Reviewed 21 May 2017

It's just across the car park from the Spitfire & Hurricane Museum but I can imagine this being easily missed. There's a lot to enjoy in the Museum, with recreations of wartime Britain, huge model dioramas and plenty of full-size actual aircraft to look around....More

Thank Mediatwin
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Please do visit this museum to learn about the RAF and general aviation around Ramsgate & Manston. This museum is maintained by volunteers and they do a great job. Historical planes as well as modern fighter jets on display. It also gives a lot of...More

Thank Gerard-Thijs
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Went over today and had a brilliant time. It was an open cockpit day and we all climbed in the various planes and had a very informative chat with the attendants who explained the planes wonderfully. There was lots of very engaging exhibits and our...More

2  Thank Audra K
Reviewed 13 April 2017

My husband is very much into aviation history and we visited last Saturday with our children. I myself found it so interesting, very impressive aircraft. My son loved it and the baby slept through so all perfect!

Thank Puntit0
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I love this museum. It's reasonable price to get into and really interesting. Considering the size, it's a good collection spanning the years that Manston was operational. If you get the chance, it's worth making the effort to visit.

Thank Sean F
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