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Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

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brilliant

my wife treated me to a flight in a spitfire on a simulator . instructor was friendly and very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
andyrye
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Whitstable, United Kingdom
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Good visit

A good few hours spent here, starting with a light lunch, excellent quality at reasonable prices... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fearless68843
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Rochester, United Kingdom
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The Airfield Manston Road | The Airfield, Manston CT12 5DF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my wife treated me to a flight in a spitfire on a simulator . instructor was friendly and very helpful . overall a brilliant experience. will be having another go soon. museam is very good and interesting. definitely worth a visit

1  Thank andyrye
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Andy, great to hear you enjoyed your simulator flight. We hope you have another go soon as well!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good few hours spent here, starting with a light lunch, excellent quality at reasonable prices together with a quick and friendly service. The museum is well worth a visit, made especially poinent due to many personal possessions loaned by relations. It does bring home...More

Thank Fearless68843
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you very much for the kind words, we really appreciate it. Hopefully you can visit again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I treated my husband to a Spitfire simulator flight for his birthday. He had such a wonderful experience that he is now looking into flight simulation software to enable him to learn to fly at home! We just had to return to the museum for...More

1  Thank Camper50298206894
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Great to hear your husband enjoyed his flight - we will pass on your kind words to Brett. Please visit again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have visited the Museum a few times being local and my husband being very interested in military aircraft despite being terrified of flying. I booked a flight on the Simulator for his birthday as it is the closest he will ever get to flying....More

1  Thank Marion R
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Marion, thank you very much for the kind review, we hope you and your husband manage to visit again.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is quite something. I don't know why it isn't four times it's size. The amount of memorabilia they pack in is marvellous. The shop has some good products too, at reasonable prices. The cafe next door isn't too shabby either AND they don't...More

Thank Tam1450
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

It's great to hear you enjoyed your visit, please come again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I purchased 2 consecutive Spitfire simulator flights as a birthday present for my husband and what a memorable day we had. We arrived at the Spitfire and Hurricane Museum with time to spare before my husband’s ‘flight’ which gave us the opportunity to look around...More

Thank Kathryn H
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Kathryn, many thanks for the kind words. It's really pleasing reading reviews such as this - we're really glad you enjoyed the museum and your husband had a fantastic flight! Please do visit again.

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Nice museum with a very friendly feel, and some very interesting exhibits. Cafe is excellent. Recommend the treacle tart! Well done

Thank Paleflier
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed our museum and the cafe - we hope you manage to visit again!

Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

FREE admission, donations welcomed. Lovely little museum packed with history. We stopped by before visiting the RAF museum next door. They have an on-site cafe too.

Thank mrbazuk
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

We're glad you enjoyed our museum, we look forward to a return visit!

Reviewed 31 October 2018

We were recommended by some other guest at our hotel to visit on our journey home.What a treat,very interesting and well worth a visit if you have a little spare time.

Thank KeithA1529
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Keith, thank you for the nice words, we hope you manage to visit again.

Reviewed 29 October 2018

I really enjoyed this museum I went there for the Wheels of time and the staff were very kind and respectful

Thank myleshoward05
Matt D, Manager at Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thanks for the review, please visit again soon!

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Response from andyzee69 | Reviewed this property |
It's free to enter, though they like you to make a donation.
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