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The Tank Museum

Tank driving through poppies

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Tank Museum is re-opening to the public on 6 July 2020. Advanced booking is essential to guarantee your place.  Visit their website direct for the most up to date information.

You can also visit the online store.

The Tank Museum brings history to life, with the world’s best collection of tanks and explosive live displays.  Come face-to-face with over 300 huge military machines and hear about amazing experiences as you explore our nine powerful and awe-inspiring exhibitions covering over a century of history.

Don’t miss for 2020 – the brand new Second World War exhibition, opening Spring. ‘WW2: War Stories’ tells the story of the British tank crewman through veteran interviews, artefacts, and – of course – tanks!

With trails and quizzes, interactive games and exhibits, indoor and outdoor play areas, and free talks and tours (including getting inside a real tank!), you can spend the whole day at The Tank Museum without getting bored. In the spring and summer holidays you can see Tanks in Action and ride round the arena in an M548 tracked vehicle, as well as craft activities during term-time weekends.

There are special events going on throughout the year at The Tank Museum including TANKFEST, model shows and Tiger Days, as well as a Christmas food fair and VE Day 75th anniversary celebration. PLUS take advantage of Dorset kids go free days and other event offers. 

The Tank Museum is fully wheelchair accessible throughout, with free wheelchairs for hire available. As well as being close to Wool station, there is a large free carpark including coach, motorbike and disabled parking. There is an onsite restaurant and café serving a variety of hot meals, snacks, and drinks from Dorset and South West suppliers.

For more information about Dorset’s largest indoor attraction and to book online, visit tankmuseum.org.

 

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
1 Adult & 2 Children£26.00 per ticket
2 Adults & 2 Children£36.00 per ticket
Adult£13.00 per ticket
Child (5 - 16 years)£8.50 per ticket
Children Under 5Free

Free Annual Pass included in your entry fee. Book online for a reduced discount.

Opening Times

Opening Dates (4 July 2020 - 31 Jan 2021)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* The Museum is closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The Museum is open as usual on Bank Holidays.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Special Offers

  • Local Kids Go Free to The Tank Museum

    Date: 10 October.
    16s and under come to The Tank Museum on for free if you live in a DT, BH, SP or SO postcode. Accompanying adult to bring school letter, utility bill or driver's license.Explore The Tank Museum plus British Army display in the arena.

    See more offers like this: Attraction and Activity Offers - pooletourism.com

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    The Tank Museum is situated in South Dorset, and is clearly signposted from Dorchester, Blandford, Poole, Bere Regis & Wool.

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