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6. Kent Battle of Britain Museum

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Kent Battle of Britain Museum, Folkestone

Kent Battle of Britain Museum contains the most important collection of Battle of Britain artifacts on show in the country. Based at former WWII airfeild Hawkinge near Folkestone, the museum packs a punch with it's collection of aircraft, vehicles, weapons and relics from over 600 crashed aircraft.
 
Displays include a crashed Messerschmitt BF 109E, a hangar containing full sized replica Spitfire and Hurricane aircraft, and an original German V1 flying bomb. There's also a shop and a cafe serving light refreshments.
 
Kent Battle of Britain Museum Address:
Aerodrome Road
Hawkinge
Nr. Folkestone
Kent
CT18 7AG
England, UK

Kent Battle of Britain Museum Opening Times:
Easter Good Friday to 31st October
April, May and October, 10.00 am to 4.00 pm
June to September, 10.oo am to 5.00 pm 
Last entry one hour before closing
 
Closed Mondays except for Bank Holidays

Kent Battle of Britain Museum Admission:
£5.00  Adults
£4.50  Senior Citizens, 
£2.50  Children 5 years or over

T  +44 (0)1303 893140

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