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A memorial to "The Few".

A well worth visit. A splendid and fitting memorial to all of those young men who gave their lives... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jenny N
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Just an amazing place to visit if you're interested in the Battle of Britain.

Took my wife, daughter and grandchildren and we all had a most interesting time. There is an... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Surrey, United Kingdom
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  • Average6%
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  • Terrible3%
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“on display”(40 reviews)
“both sides”(44 reviews)
Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
+44 1303 893140
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 October 2010

I'm a 34-year-old chap and went down to the Kent Battle of Britain Museum last weekend - largely because my grandfather was a Battle of Britain pilot. I didn't really know what to expect and, if I'm honest, I wasn't really looking forward to looking...More

13  Thank GreenAgency
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 23 September 2014

I visited this attraction on Saturday and had been really looking forward to do so, having missed out on visiting here on my last visit to the area 6 weeks ago. I was being hosted during this visit to Kent by my very good, esteemed...More

23  Thank MrSpeedbird
Dave B, Chairman / Trustee at Kent Battle of Britain Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 25 September 2014

Dear Sir, We have read your comments with interest but feel obliged to state the facts as to what happened on Saturday. Mr Finn did email us once last week (not four times as he stated on Saturday) and we did email back within 24...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A well worth visit. A splendid and fitting memorial to all of those young men who gave their lives for our freedom. A tranquil and beautiful setting. The memorial of a pilot sat on the ground in a thoughtful pose is amazing.

Thank Jenny N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my wife, daughter and grandchildren and we all had a most interesting time. There is an incredible amount of items on display, and the layout means you are discovering something new around the each section without being overwhelmed with exhibits. The whole experience is...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was brilliant and made by the volunteers who brought it to life. Helped to educate our children on WW2. John and Alan were particularly good guides.

Thank MarcusFrancis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit, the first time I quite reluctant, just tagging along with my partner. But I completely enthralled by the whole museum, there is so much to see and so much detail, it’s incredible. I was so humbled and in awe of...More

1  Thank ppw16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went back again after a few years to discover what has been added / changed. We were mazed at the additions including a another replica plane. and much, much more. It was nice to see all the planes and recovered engines but the best...More

1  Thank Dick P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little way out of Folkestone on top of the cliffs and overlooking the sea,a suitable and historic place to salute the many mainly young pilots who won the Battle of Britain. Not just British pilots,but Poles,Canadians,South Africans etc.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was very much looking forward to the visit today, but then read a sign saying no cameras, many of my visits to places like this are for the photo opportunity, so I will not be visiting. I should think it has put many photographers...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting place to visit! My husband was more keen to visit than me, but, I was greatly impressed with all that was on show. It was all very visual and quite personal - showing detailed stories of airmen's experiences. Well worth visiting- with...More

2  Thank anneburr49
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place lots to see, staff are helpful and friendly. Shame houses built on part of it. Highly recommended

1  Thank ange g
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We called in here expecting to spend a couple of hours and came away after four. I thought it would be mainly for blokes and WW2 and plane addicts but the detailed write ups about the pilots of planes they’ve retrieved (and there are quite...More

1  Thank Linda R
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I don't know to be honest but if you can it is a lovely place to visit.
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Response from I4228HDdaveb | 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