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Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
+44 1303 893140
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Great exhibition

Very friendly staff offer a great museum. Could have got a lot more out of it had I been able... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
EnologoJo
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
via mobile
Huge amount of BoB artifacts

Great museum - well presented linking a great number of artifacts with aircrew and stories. Was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paduan_67
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“on display” (36 reviews)
“both sides” (41 reviews)
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Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
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+44 1303 893140
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very friendly staff offer a great museum. Could have got a lot more out of it had I been able Google things as I went around but I suppose I understand the restriction. Could have spent days taking it all in. The level of detail...More

Thank EnologoJo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great museum - well presented linking a great number of artifacts with aircrew and stories. Was very cold and draughty. No photos or phones allowed.

1  Thank Paduan_67
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A super museum in the Folkestone area. This museum, set on the site of one of the Battle of Britain airfields is about 10mins drive from the Battle of Britain memorial at Capel-La-Ferne and a visit to both an be easily combined in a day....More

3  Thank S1m0nH99
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first thing our 9 year old Grandson said was Wow! and from then on He was enthralled with everything inside and outside about the great museum. The volunteers here were friendly helpful and very informative. There is so much to see you will have...More

1  Thank pantsonfire2654
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic place - packed with planes, uniforms, engines, weaponary but most importantly telling some very personal stories about the men who fought in the Battle of Britain. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff

1  Thank Shaun D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So much to see, you need at least half a day or more. Everyone was friendly and helpful even had a chat to the man who ran the place, he was very informative and knowlegable. Will be going back later this year.

1  Thank Trevor A
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my wife visited this Museum on Sunday 29th April as heard so much about it and was certainly not disappointed, there is just so much to see and even a week would not be enough to read and see all the artefacts on...More

1  Thank gbee60
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just before the final admission (1hour prior to close at 5pm) the nice man on the desk suggested 2 hours were preferable to see everything for you readers information. We however went in anyway as we had made the journey. There is so...More

1  Thank jillcornell
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my nephew visited this museum on Sunday. I thought it was going to be small but we arrived at 10.30 and left at 2pm so much to see the staff are very welcoming and always prepared to answer any question. Displays well layed...More

1  Thank Sheiladavis1109
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing visit here. So much to look at. Some Fantastic models!! Staff all friendly and very knowledgeable. Have a fabulous day out. Well worth it!! X

1  Thank Bethany H
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Cathy G
5 April 2018|
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i think its about £5.50
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Janet C
30 August 2017|
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Response from Alan P | Reviewed this property |
It's all at ground floor level and if I remember it's wheelchair friendly. I would say, "Go for it", I'm sure you'd get the old boy around with little or no problem!!
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Stevensnailham
9 August 2017|
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Response from buster38284 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no cameras or phones that take pictures are allowed and no you don't need to book.
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