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The RAF Manston History Museum

Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Great day out

Visited with my 11 year old grandson who found the museum fascinating. Ample parking. Larger than... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
susanjholmes
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
Very Interesting.

Visited with older teenagers whilst in the area. A lot bigger than I realised making the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
harrison77
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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited with my 11 year old grandson who found the museum fascinating. Ample parking. Larger than the outside suggests with a lot of artefacts and exhibits in doors and out. Easy access ramps for those with limited mobility. Friendly helpful staff. Entrance fee adults £2.50...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with older teenagers whilst in the area. A lot bigger than I realised making the £2.50entrance good value and supporting a good cause. Combined with free visit to Spitfire museum next door and a quick stop in the cafe . Great for plane enthusiasts.

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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Its a must for anyone that's wants a close up plane experience - engineers dream £2.50 entrance you would pay more for a coffee in town worth every penny.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Hadn’t realised this was here and stumbled upon it by accident whilst visiting the Spitfire museum. A good selection of exhibits and well presented by volunteers. The £2.50 per person entry fee is very reasonable. Like the Spitfire Museum, a definite must for wartime military...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2018

Was extremely impressed with this museum- for £2.50 you can spend a few hours looking at some of the old war planes but more importantly reliving the memoires of this base through letters and writings from those who lived served and died here. Museums like...More

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Reviewed 4 June 2018

It might have been good... IF IT WAS OPEN! My nephew was itching to visit here so we took him down. 30 mile drive just to be met with locked doors! No sign giving a reason for being closed. Nothing on the website either. It...More

2  Thank Brian H
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Followed a spitfire simulation with a trip round the RAF museum. Great experience for anyone as it gives history into Manston and the RAf.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

My husband and I took our 2 children here, they were really in awe of the aeroplanes and the wealth of information. We all really enjoyed it.

Thank Zoe D
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

Although it is a small museum, there is much to see. The 4 cockpit sections give an idea of the size of "workspace" of the crews and complex controls they had to work with. The dioramas and scale models are excellent and finely detailed. The...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

This museum was very interesting and lots to see. A lot of the pilots that I saw displays about I have read about. If you are interested in the RAF a good place to visit

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