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The RAF Manston History Museum

Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
+44 1843 825224
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Great value.

Stopped here on our way home from Broadstairs ( myself and 3 nephews- 6,4 and 1). Great value... read more

Reviewed April 3, 2018
SarahLeyb
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Brilliant museum

Took the grand kids out to this brilliant museum and they loved it. Great to get up close to the... read more

Reviewed March 30, 2018
TrevskiBay62
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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Manston Road, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our way home from Broadstairs ( myself and 3 nephews- 6,4 and 1). Great value £3.50 to enter as the 1year old was asleep they said no charge. Just the right size for us and lots to see. The boys were fascinated....More

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Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

Took the grand kids out to this brilliant museum and they loved it. Great to get up close to the exhibits and to see all of the history, which has been put together beautifully. Highly recommend 👍🏻

Thank TrevskiBay62
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Reviewed March 20, 2018

Not a huge place but very interesting. Planes from over the decades. Well put together with a small reconstruction of a street in the war. Books on the aircraft and models also for sale in a small shop.

Thank Louise d
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We enjoyed visiting the museum which gave the history of the airport at Manston from both the RAF and commercial perspective. An interesting range of aircraft and vehicles to view along with viewing areas to look into some of the aircraft.

Thank Jane d
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Reviewed February 15, 2018

Visited with a 9 year old grandson. cost a whole £2.50p for both of us and it was money well spent. An excellent museum in an old RAF airport building, with many photos, and atifacts of aircraft and of the old airport, telling its history,...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018

We visited this museum after the Spitfire one next door. You have to pay but it's only £2. For us it was £4.50 but we weren't offered any change from £5 by the slightly grumpy person on the front till. The museum is surprisingly big,...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2018

Right next to the Hurricane and Spitfire museum and memorial (definitely worth seeing), this is a very well put together museum. They have an impressive selection of war planes, helicopters and other vehicles (even a small tank) from the wars. There is a lot to...More

1  Thank Fabrizio C
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

Nice museum dedicated to RAF Manson, nice friendly people running it. Slowly restoring exhibits but well set out also. Took a friend of mine who served here in the fifties he thoroughly enjoyed his visit spending about 4hours.

1  Thank 900markrabbit
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Reviewed November 6, 2017

Whilst visiting the Memorial Museum just across the car park is this wonderful museum covering the History of Manston as both an Airforce Base (1916 to 1999) and also its current use as a Commercial Airport. Lots of models and real plans, with lots to...More

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Reviewed October 27, 2017 via mobile

Hoi will find this museum at a location with a lot of RAF history. It is a rather small but excellent museum. Quite a few aircraft and several cockpits are on display. Friendly staff.

Thank Bob K
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