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Opening Hours
10am - 5pm (Summer Opening Times)

Free Car and Coach Parking
Disabled Access
Merlin Café open daily

The Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum
The Airfield
Manston Road
Kent CT12 5DF
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Tel: 01843 821940

  1. The Manston Spitfire Experience FB page launched!

    The Manston Spitfire Experience Logo - Large

    The Spitfire Museum is pleased to report that the dedicated “Manston Spitfire Experience” Facebook page has been launched today!

    This page will be dedicated to raising funds and sharing progress on how the Museum is doing in installing a 1/1 scale Spitfire Cockpit complete with WW2 style controls from which visitors will be able to fly the Museum’s Spitfire in a simulator.

    We hope that the simulator will help answer the age old question many of our visitors ask, which is: “What was it like to fly a Spitfire?”

    Please share with your friends and please donate too. The sooner we raise £15,000 the sooner we can install the Spitfire Simulator! Currently we are hoping we can get it installed in time for the RAF Centenary in April next year!

    For more information and to see the fundraising progress, please go to Facebook and search: @ManstonSpitfireExperience

    Thanks in advance for your generous support!!


    The Spitfire Museum


Donations are very gratefully received. Not only because they let us know that we enjoy the support and interest of our visitors but also because, like many charities, we can claim Gift Aid support which could add an additional 20% to our donated income.



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