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Kent Battle of Britain Museum

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Address: Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
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WW11 experience

awesome place for atmosphere and views across the channel. Close up view of a spitfire and nice grounds to walk in. Very nice coffee shop

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

awesome place for atmosphere and views across the channel. Close up view of a spitfire and nice grounds to walk in. Very nice coffee shop

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Reading Berkshire UK
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It opens officially in April but we were able to gain access to see the hangars and shop (which is open)....We saw the replica Spitfire and Boulton and Paul Defient in process of refurbishment........The Dowding hangar has the Battle of Britain displays with Spits Hurricanes and Me 109s...These are replicas but they are well made and look most authentic in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Fantastic Museum to visit, and to take you back in time, The Staff (Volunteers) are always on hand to answer any questions you might have, and you can even have a bite to eat, So much to see, you will need a whole day to take it all in, but well worth it. Well Done all those involved. You... More 

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have lived near this attraction, without visiting it, for over 36 years. We eventually took my cousin (ex RAF) and his wife there and were very pleased and surprised. It has a real amateur feel about it, but is so full of information and artefacts that we ended up staying for over 2 hours. Will definitely return

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Hawkinge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Highly recommend a visit to this museum. There is a large collection of wartime memorabilia from both sides as well as some interesting artefacts. Have a snack too.

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017

Took some friends here and must say was very educational and enjoyable visit, makes you feel very humble and respectful towards those who fought for us. Worth a visit for all ages

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Nice quiet little place with a gorgeous cup of coffee..Lovely helpful friendly staff.. Nice little bit of history with the stunning views thrown in to top it off..Go and sit upstairs and enjoy.. It`s a must..

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

So atmospheric, so profoundly moving. This place is embedded in our history and everyone should visit this place and say thank you to those who saved us all

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017

This museum offers a an amazing tribute to all the pilots who took to the skies in the Battle of Britain and has some great memorabilia for people to see and reflect upon. It also has a cafe, which is run by very helpful and friendly staff, where you are guaranteed a warm welcome. I popped in on the way... More 

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Kent
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to take the kids during the holidays. Very interesting to find out about the role that the RAF played in the second World War.

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