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Imagine an old hangar beside an airport falling into disuse - with a WW2 vintage Spitfire inside! That was the basis of the Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial museum, founded when they were given the Spitfire and restored it. The aircraft, which took part in the...More
Superb mini museum which has 2 planes to study and heaps of WW2 paraphernalia which will keep you busy for a couple of hours.
When your finished, you can pop next door into the traditional British café for some lunch or just a drink and...More
This museum is rather small, yet full of interesting information. It's definitely a must for war birds enthusiast. It is next to "The RAF Manston History Museum", so you can have two attractions in one trip.
We had friends visiting from Yorkshire and, because the weather was inclement, we decided to visit the museum😂. It is free to enter and relies on donations. It isn't very big but it manages to cram quite a lot in it. We found it very...More
Located immediately next door to the RAF Heritage museum, this small museum staffed by volunteers has a Spitfire and a Hurricane on display, both having flown, and are not replicas. Entry to the museum is free but as one would expect, there are collecting boxes...More
Only one quibble - its too small for the amount of history !!! But it is packed with interesting exhibits. I would have loved to have been able to get in the cockpits but I understand why thats not possible. If you want a reminder...More
Stumbled across this on a miserable wet day so went in. Entry is free but please make a donation. A Spitfire and a Hurricane and lots of peripheral memorabelia. Spent well over an hour in this small museum. First rate.
Two very historic planes on show here and lots of history and artifices from the war... Very moving reading some of the things there and makes you appreciate how lucky we are... Lovely cafe although a little bit pricey but overall worth going to... Every...More