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The RAF Manston History Museum

Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Followed a spitfire simulation with a trip round the RAF museum. Great experience for anyone as it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
judith047
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East Sussex
Such a lot of interesting information

My husband and I took our 2 children here, they were really in awe of the aeroplanes and the wealth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Zoe D
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent the best part of a morning going around the museum. It had the feel of being a little run down but it was interesting and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Lots of things to see and very informative, the very small £2.50 each entrance charge is well worth it. I was so engrossed with all that was there I forgot to take any pictures! If in the area again I would go back to see...More

Thank WoodNA
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

This isn't the biggest museum in the world however it is very reasonably priced at only £2.50 per person to get in. There are plenty of old aircraft to look around, as well as various old pictures and information on the airfield from the beginning...More

Thank Jake2688
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My son didn’t know where to look! So many model, parts and full planes. There were scenes from different eras to view and costumes. My boy actually poked one woman mannequin as she confused him!! We were impressed that one of the jeeps had just...More

Thank blondediode
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

The Museum was easy to find as it was well sign-posted along the approach roads. The parking was limited. The entrance fee was modest but there was no senior citizen concession. The exhibits were mostly well displayed although some could have been better lit and...More

Thank teh34
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

It is now a Hundred years since the base opened as a grass strip and many changes have happened to the Base, It was an important place for the aircraft damaged in Action and even in peace time it was an important place for emergency...More

Thank Peter D
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