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Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
+44 1303 893140
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Wow! So much to take in here.

I went here for the first time today and parked up near a wire fence and just the other side of... read more

Reviewed today
Hermes0
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
History

The museum contained authentic machines from this era and I found it extremely interesting. I've... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Colin W
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“on display” (38 reviews)
“both sides” (44 reviews)
LOCATION
Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
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+44 1303 893140
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"on display"
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"both sides"
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"run by volunteers"
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"entrance fee"
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"brave men"
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"interesting items"
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"their lives"
in 8 reviews
"brings home"
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"their policy"
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"couple of hours"
in 14 reviews
"tea room"
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"taking photos"
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"folkestone area"
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"personal stories"
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"fitting tribute"
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Reviewed today

I went here for the first time today and parked up near a wire fence and just the other side of this I saw three Hurricanes sitting on the grass. I entered and got my entrance ticket but I was very politely asked did I...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The museum contained authentic machines from this era and I found it extremely interesting. I've seen these on TV but being in close proximity enhances the experience. I especially enjoyed the armoury and learnt Aaron lot about their collection. Thanks guys! I do think their...More

1  Thank Colin W
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came here on a quick trip , so much history , wish i had more time to look around and read the history ,will be back again to have a good look around.

1  Thank Dean W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the museum on Sunday and cannot rate it highly enough. The volunteers were very friendly, knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. We were even given a guided tour through the museum by one of the volunteers, John. The museum is filled with...More

1  Thank MeganB90
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A very interesting place to visit, full of WW2 regalia and planes and some very good information you might have missed. The staff are lovely and full of knowledge when you ask any questions. Very enjoyable and respectfully laid out.

1  Thank Rosemary B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This museum is full to the brim with so many wonderful artefacts , the staff are very helpful, friendly and knowledgeable. Every item is backed up with a wealth of information including details of the plane, crash site and pilot many with pictures from before...More

1  Thank Clive B
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a huge amount to see but even if you only read a small portion of the information you still get a good understanding of the Battle of Britain and other aspects of WW2. Little cafe is nice. All the staff very friendly and...More

1  Thank WillStaffordshire
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

is a great museum for ww2 history and is located on an old RAF base the displays are mostly local to the area

1  Thank gru61s01
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If we could give you 6 stars we would! what a fantastic visit thanks to Dave for inviting us into his home and John ,Alan and Alan for their great guides-man ship. Both Dawn and I thoroughly enjoyed ourselves you made our visit special Dave...More

1  Thank dawnsmedley
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice small museum. Nicely collection of aeroplane. Lots of small stuff to see. You can't take phone or cameras with you.

1  Thank Mika K
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Haribo28Edinburgh
9 June 2018|
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Response from Dave B | Property representative |
The No.25 Squadron Mess and Tea Room is open as the Museum is, so currently 10am to 5pm Tuesdays to Sundays. Closed Mondays except the August Bank Holiday. If you look at the Kent Battle of Britain Museum Trust website you... More
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Cathy G
5 April 2018|
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Response from Happyhols46 | Reviewed this property |
i think its about £5.50
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Janet C
31 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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