RAF Manston Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

Spitfire and Hurricane Memorial, The Airfield, Manston Road
Ramsgate CT12 5DF


The Memorial Building is situated on one of the very few surviving airfields which participated in the Battle of Britain. RAF Manston was the closest airfield to the enemy coast and bore the brunt of the early Luftwaffe air attacks in the long hot summer of 1940. Collections: Supermarine Spitfire Mk XVI (LF) - Type 361 - Serial TB752 - Sqn Code KH-Z: TB752 is one of the few surviving Spitfires with a wartime record.

Ramsgate Maritime Museum

The Clock House, Maritime Museum Pier Yard
Ramsgate CT11 8LS


Situated in the Clock House on the quayside at Ramsgate Harbour, Ramsgate Maritime Museum focuses strongly on Ramsgate and its immediate environs, with a brief introduction to the rest of the region's maritime past.

Red House - National Trust

Red House Lane
Bexleyheath DA6 8JF


Commissioned by William Morris in 1859 and designed by Philip Webb, Red House is of enormous international significance in the history of domestic architecture and garden design. The unique building is constructed of warm red brick, under a steep red-tiled roof, with an emphasis on natural materials and a strong Gothic influence.

RNLI Historic Lifeboat Collection

Lifeboat., The Historic Dockyard
Chatham ME4 4TZ

Housed in an 1848 covered slip, the Lifeboat Gallery contains 17 historic boats, many of which earned their Coxswains RNLI bravery medals. From an 1897 pulling and sailing lifeboat, to the familiar Arun class and Blue Peter inflatable inshore lifeboats, visitors can explore how lifeboats have evolved over the past century.

Royal Engineers Museum, Library & Archive

Prince Arthur Road
Gillingham ME4 4UG


The Royal Engineers Museum and Library tell the story of the Corps of Royal Engineers and military engineering. It is a story about the Sappers and their courage, creativity and innovation. In peace and war the Corps has been everywhere and involved in everything. The museum holds a particularly comprehensive collection of British medals.