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Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
+44 1303 893140
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Well worth a visit & surprisingly bigger museum than it appears from the outside. it

On holiday in Kent and came across a leaflet for the museum in the hotel. Doesn't look that big... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Joy061
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Leicester, United Kingdom
Excellent museum, lovely café

Let's get the only two negatives out of the way: 1. No mobile phones or cameras allowed. 2. Cash... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stuart Y
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good23%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Aerodrome Road, Hawkinge, Folkestone CT18 7AG, England
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+44 1303 893140
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Reviewed 2 days ago

On holiday in Kent and came across a leaflet for the museum in the hotel. Doesn't look that big from the outside but once you get into the first hall you start to get a flavour of what's to come. You can't take any photos...More

Thank Joy061
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Let's get the only two negatives out of the way: 1. No mobile phones or cameras allowed. 2. Cash only. Right! Now they're out of the way, it was a very informative and even poignant visit. There were eight of us, ranging from six months...More

1  Thank Stuart Y
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had a lovely visit to the museum. There is so much information and many artefacts to see. Very friendly, helpful staff. Lovely little tearoom with good food. Also enjoyed meeting 'Scramble' the cat!

Thank SuffolkMayfly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Whilst in the area, my wife and I decided we'd stop off to have a look around the museum. There are a large number of interesting artifacts from the Battle of Britain, however many of the explainations are illegible. Also, allnof the aircraft on display...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been before, go to many ww2 museums with planes. This one, well we arrived paid our money, then told we had to leave our mobile phones and cameras at the ticket office. All the museums we have been to welcome photos, we could find...More

Thank Eric H
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to the Museum and the entrance fee is worth every penny (Cash Only Entrance Fee). Great exhibits, in depth information on exhibits and interesting stories about the pilots who few these planes from both sides. Have never seen so many RR Merlin...More

Thank neilfuller52
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful array of RAF and other artefacts from the WW2. If you are in the area it's a must see for the young and not so young.

Thank Roy H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't been in a while, but came many times with youngest son. Big collection of both British and German items, It is a fascinating journey around world war 2 a don't miss place to visit

Thank kevinlF3164CN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from a visit to the museum. This is on a small piece of RAG Hawkinge that remains and it has been presented in a wonderful and poignant way to remember those brave young men who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. The...More

Thank Jayjay5555
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recognised the name Hawkinge as a WW2 RAF airfield, but never knew there was a museum there. We had actually gone to visit the Battle of Britain Memorial a few miles away at Capel-le-Ferne and only stumbled across this place. Well I'm so glad...More

Thank David E
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Stevensnailham
8 August 2017|
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Response from buster38284 | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately no cameras or phones that take pictures are allowed and no you don't need to book.
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Haribo28Edinburgh
11 July 2017|
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Response from Roger H | Reviewed this property |
Yes will not be a problem.
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HawkeyeKippax
16 May 2017|
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Response from Hateonthebeach | Reviewed this property |
Yes bus from Folkestone to Dover passes right outside.
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