A great day out. Museum brought back memories of the Blitz in London as an 8 year old. The day ended with a Fly Past by a Spitfire at the RAF Memorial on the White Cliffs of Dover. Could not have ended better
Great place to see planes from old and not so old, not expensive, took my children who loved this visit, quite a lot to do and get involved with, they really enjoyed looking around and they took a lot of notice of everything around them and they sat and watched videos of the planes in action, it was lovely to... 更多
Only 2 pounds to get in but I found the descriptions difficult to follow (it didn't help than every line - not sentence - started with a capital letter!). An overview of the history of Manston airfield would have been a good way to start. It's all a bit of a mess and would best be amalgamated with the Spitfire... 更多
I've passed this unassuming museum for the last 10 years and finally decided to pop in. Oh my god what had we missed, it is just a superb gem of aviation, RAF & civil Manston history. For a ridiculously low £2 there is so much too see it's like entering the tardis. And it is set up with such an... 更多
Here we have a small but brilliant RAF mini-museum, consisting of a Spitfire and a Hurricane. It also has lots of WW2 paraphernalia to look at. The on site café is good for a spot of lunch too.
Not the largest looking of aviation museums, but this place packs info in - with airframes and aircraft related memorabilia, a recreation of a blitz street, artifacts from Manston Airport (now sadly closed and due to be turned into a housing estate- don't get me started on how appalling a decision that was). Hopefully this museum will last for decades... 更多
This museum could use a bit of dusting in places, but I encourage you to look behind that as it is full of interesting pieces. If you like flying machines then you should go there.