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Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Great outing for all ages - free but leave donation

We had a morning to waste - however the visit to spitfire & hurricane museum was far from a wasted... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
James H
Margate, United Kingdom
Must do it again

Terrific experience, so realistic.....a bit scary at times when you think you are out of control... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian C
Broadstairs, United Kingdom
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The Airfield Manston Road | The Airfield, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 821940
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All reviewsbattle of britainon displayfree entrywell stocked gift shopexcellent cafefull sizewealth of informationpersonal storiessmall feesecond world warenjoyable visitgreat place to visitcouple of hoursfew hoursplease leave a donationwell worth the visitlovely staff
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a morning to waste - however the visit to spitfire & hurricane museum was far from a wasted morning - great time so much information to take in it will require re-visits - visit to the café tea/coffee toasted butter bun all round...More

3  Thank James H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrific experience, so realistic.....a bit scary at times when you think you are out of control, but well worth it. Makes you think how brave those young pilots of WWll were, no computer, no radar flying by the seat of their pants....This simulator is a...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We actually visited with our adult son who is mad about planes, the Spitfire being his favourite. We found it to be interesting & informative with an excellent range of exhibits. There is also the usual gift shop and a cafe with a great menu...More

Thank Bootnecksis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The 30 minute experience of "flying" a Spitfire using the simulator is a great addition to the museum; the instruction given was excellent. The only flaw was that each try (my husband had 3 goes in his 30 min session) was the same flight (Californian...More

Thank Celtic Q
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was bought this by my children for Fathers Day. As a qualified pilot, and someone who has experience of Microsoft Flight Simulator, I can say with some confidence that this is a very well put together package. Three screens giving a wide angle of...More

1  Thank flames7607
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An excellent museum telling the history of the two most iconic RAF fighters of the second world war. The museum is fully accessible for disabled. There is no charge for admission. Prices in the cafe are a bit on the high side, but they have...More

Thank achan34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a historical couple of hours here, love reading about the heroic efforts of the brave few, some nice exhibits and a simulator to try out your flying skills, all the this was free, but please leave a donation like me

Thank JohnboyM54
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Took my husband here as I knew he would like it but surprisingly I enjoyed it as well. Very well laid out and staff on hand to answer questions. As it relies on donations we were pleased to leave a good donation.

Thank janniandali
Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful family day out with three adults going on the Spitfire simulator. A brilliant experience helped enormously by our instructor Brett who was also extremely accommodating with the young children in our party. We will be back when the Spitfire flies from...More

2  Thank SuenjohnCT13
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Wow, wow, wow what an absolutely fantastic experience. The Spitfire experience is awesome, thirty minutes flying a Spitfire. Our instructor, Steve, was terrific. Highly recommended!!!!!!!!

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