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Meteor jet fighter
aifbase fire engine
Chipmunk training aircraft
model aircraft collection

We are delighted to announce that phase one of our major refurbishment works are now complete and we are re-opened. Come down and see the new exhibits and planes we have been working on and grab a cup of tea and a slice of cake in the new NAAFI Café whilst you are here.

Join us to explore the history of Manston Airfield

clock in RAF roundel style

Opening Times :

10am to 3pm Mon-Fri
Last recommended entry 2:15pm

10am to 4pm Sat-Sun
Last recommended entry 3:15pm

Subject to volunteer availability

railway ticket

Admission :

Adult: £5.50
Child: £2.50 under 5’s Free
Concessions: £4.50
Carer: £2.50
Family (2 adults and up to 4 children): £16

payment methods accepted
logo of the NAAFI (a taste of home)

NAAFI CAFE

Opening Times:
10am to 3pm Mon-Fri
10am to 4pm Sat-Sun

Museum Annual Passes

Our Annual Pass allows you free entry to the Museum and its associated events. The Annual Pass includes all activities – perfect for keeping the children entertained in school holidays! If you buy an Annual Pass from our shop at the end of your visit, you can deduct what you’ve paid for your tickets that day from the price. 

Annual passes also make a great gift for all occasions:

  • Adult (16 years+) £22
  • Child (5 years+) £10
  • Concessions (65 years+, disabled adult & military ID) £18
  • Carer £10 (with proof of status)
  • Family (2 adults and up to 4 children) £64

Events with Additional Charges

Nighttime events, outdoor events, workshops, experience days, holiday clubs, school workshops, uniformed group evenings, private events, and special fundraising events will all have an additional charge.