RAF Manston History Museum

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.

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 10am until 3pm. Last entry 2:15pm
Weekends 10am until 4pm. Last Entry 3:15pm


RAF Manston History Museum
Manston Road
CT12 5DF

Entry Price

Adults £5
Children £2.50
Annual membership – £15pp, £25 joint, £40 2 adults and 4 children