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RAF Manston History Museum

Heritage and Gardens
Heritage and Gardens

RAF Manston History Museum, is based on the history of the airfield from 1916 to the present day. Includes aircraft and artifacts from WWI to modern search and rescue operations and its move into Civil Aviation.

Browse the gift shop for that all important souvenir, marvel at the work of local crafts people or head to the NAAFI cafe after all that discovering.

Meteor Suite Conference room available for hire 


Access Information

The entrance has a ramp and is wide enough to accommodate both wheelchairs and mobility scooters.

The staff estimate that around 90% of the Museum is accessible for wheelchair users. The attraction itself has 2 floors with around 9 steps in total. There is no lift or ramp alternative for these steps. There are places to sit and view information.

The toilets are accessible and accessible parking is offered in the Museum car park, very close to the entrance.

All documents are printed in large font.


Full Access

Adults £5, Concession £4, Child £2.50, Family (2 Adults, up to 4 Children) £15


RAF Manston History Museum
Manston Road



CT12 5DF


Opening Times

Accessible parking
Accessible toilets
Facilities for visually impaired
Free car parking
Gift shop
Groups welcome
Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Registered Assistance Dogs welcome
Restaurant / Cafe / Tea shop
Step-free access
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Contact Us
Visitor Information Centre
The Droit House
Stone Pier
Kent CT9 1JD
Te: 01843 577577
Official website of Visit Thanet, Thanet District Council.