Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Hawkinge

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Kent Battle of Britain Museum is located in Hawkinge. To visit Kent Battle of Britain Museum on your holiday in Folkestone, and find out what else Folkestone has to offer, use our Folkestone driving holiday planner.
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  • My sons and I visited the museum today and it was wonderful. The personal stories to so many airman directly linked to the planes the flew was very moving. John, one of the volunteers, was very genero...  more »
  • Beautifully laid out, a tribute to the 2500 Brits who fought in Spitfires, told through the stories of the pilots and their Rolls Royce engines. Tons to see, a labour of love, need min 90 mins.  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
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  • Amazing place to spend a few hours with easy access to all exhibits for able and disabled customers. We were mesmerized by the amount of memorabilia on display and the knowledge of the volunteers who are always at hand is first class. Will I go again? Absolutely
  • I spent all day there. It has lots of exhibits including aircraft, uniforms, dioramas and well documented wreckage giving you a complete story of the air battle. I found it both emotional and informative. The staff were helpful, knowledgeable and obviously passionate about the museum. There is a good cafe and a shop. I could go on and on about it. Thoroughly recommend it to everyone
  • Heard lots of great things about the museum. My sons second visit and gone with my wife prior. He was boiling over with enthusiasm today as visiting. Absolutely Brilliant. The museum is fascinating and staff are exceptionally friendly. Highly recommend
  • Fantastic array of Dug up artifacts relating to both world wars,lots of vehicles,i was pleasantly surprised by the amount of quality items on show and i will be back soon as i couldnt see it all in one visit. Well done to a hardworking team and good luck expanding your museum in the future.
  • Hawkinge was the most forward field so played a significant part in the Battle of Britain. It's a great museum with a wealth of artefacts. I wish the local authority had saved more of the buildings but the museum are doing a great job of keeping the history alive. Hopefully they can acquire the hanger land and fuel dump to expand on to. Leave your phone in the car, they don't allow photographs. The pics go on line and people come to steal artifacts. They can't secure everything so not taking photos is the price. Blame the thieves.

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