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Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

Opens in 29 min: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Frank medlen

Had an excellent time on spitfire simulator even flew under QE2 bridge would recommend the... read more

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frank m
via mobile
Very good experience

This was a fantastic trip with lots of information available. Don’t let the size fool your... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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The Airfield Manston Road | The Airfield, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 821940
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All reviews battle of britain on display free entry personal stories full size wealth of information excellent cafe second world war bits and pieces cafe on site couple of hours few hours worth a visit please leave a donation lovely staff memorial museum lots of interesting items
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had an excellent time on spitfire simulator even flew under QE2 bridge would recommend the experience to all. Brett the instructor was informative made you feel relaxed

1  Thank frank m
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This was a fantastic trip with lots of information available. Don’t let the size fool your judgement, we was in there for over two hours as a lot of literature about the items in yen museum, every bit has a story Beijing how it got...More

Thank Slates81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this museum as a stopover while travelling to Ramsgate. This is a fairly small museum but it is next door to the RAF Manston museum so worth while if visiting them both. I enjoyed looking at the highly undervalued Hurricane and wish that it's...More

1  Thank Craig B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had fun looking around. Highly recommend to go and see. Free entry to get in. Enjoyed with the family.

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband has just completed the Spitfire experience, given to him as a present. He really enjoyed the 30 minute ‘flight’ on the simulator, having been given clear instructions on the use of all the controls to enable take-off, flight to London, including barrel rolls...More

Thank j_reynolds42
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small but very good and interesting, there is free parking and free entry to this museum and there is a cafe doing meals at reasonable prices. You can go online before you go and book a go on a Spitfire flight simulator with an instructor,...More

Thank clokedavid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this museum which is ran by volunteers who all know everything about the war time. To see a Hurricane and Spitfire up close was amazing, the cockpit seats are so so small it must have been uncomfortable for pilots to fly. There is...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given the Spitfire simulator experience as a present and was not disappointed. Although expertly guided through the experience it becomes thoroughly absorbing and requires total focus and concentration as you operate the controls. However the museum is much more than the simulator with both a...More

Thank chrislittle48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a quick look round here after going to the excellent RAF Manston museum opposite, and was also very impressed with this place. Entry is free (although donations are welcome), there are 2 huge rooms stocked with loads of information about Spitfires and Hurricanes. Also...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Found this place whilst travelling from Margate to Hern Bay, decided to stop off as sat nav was playing up and I was truly worth it. Staff were very friendly, museum displays were fantastic and the aircraft were amazing. This was well worth the stop...More

Thank special4christopher
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Jane F
4 April 2018|
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Response from neilwatson54 | Reviewed this property |
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John C
31 May 2015|
Response from andyzee69 | Reviewed this property |
It's free to enter, though they like you to make a donation.