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The RAF Manston History Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Excellent local history

The RAF Manston museum is a 'must see', it is also the compelling reason why the RAF should return... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Polly D
London, United Kingdom

Had a great time on spitfire simulator even flew under QE2 bridge Brett was great instructor very... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
frank m
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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All reviews raf manston per adult battle of britain on display bargain price cold war entrance fee second hand books great collection little gem interesting information few hours small shop excellent value for money well worth the visit couple of hours rescue helicopter
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The RAF Manston museum is a 'must see', it is also the compelling reason why the RAF should return and why the airfield should revert to being an airport for commercial flying.

Thank Polly D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had a great time on spitfire simulator even flew under QE2 bridge Brett was great instructor very informative made you relaxed

Thank frank m
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great value for money at only 2.50 per person. Lots to look at and has a lot of history of the airport that once stood there. Over the two museum we spent a good 2 hours there. If you like model airplanes then I highly...More

Thank Slates81
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this museum as a stopover while travelling to Ramsgate. This is an interesting place with a reasonable amount of aircraft and cockpits to see. With free parking, low entrance charge and being next door to the Spitfire and Hurricane museum this is a great...More

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed looking through the history of the raf and the war. Highly recommended to go and see.

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is adjacent to the Spitfire and Hurricane museum, it cost £2.50 to enter but it’s worth it, there are 2 floors, you start up the stairs and work your way around, there is also some aircraft and a couple of vehicles outside. No...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the RAF Manston History Museum last week. It is one of the best aircraft and war museum I have been to, they are all so friendly. We saw just about every war plane from the 2 world wars, including the Spitfire. We saw...More

Thank Ann W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here on a whim as our 2 year old child has suddenly got into aeroplanes, and were not disappointed. Only £2.50 each adult to get in, this museum was a gold mine of information about Manston and it's use both during the war and...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Much more in this museum than it would at first appear. Very interesting, lots to see inside and out. Excellent displays, we spent two hours here browsing all the exhibits. Very reasonable entrance fee of £2.50 per adult, good value for money. The gentlemen at...More

Thank RowanBKent
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this museum as a child with my godparents (who lived in Ramsgate) and parents, and it was so familiar, but with lots of extra things. My A-level history son really enjoyed it. Lots of genuine artifacts, and great real-life stories and photos....More

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7 April 2018|
Response from andyzee69 | Reviewed this property |
Can't answer all your questions, but it does have a coach park. There is the Merlin Cafe for coffee/tea and it has toilets. The RAF Museum is £2.50 for adults (don't know of any discounts). The Spitfire and Hurricane Museum... More