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Tank Museum

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A surprisingly amazing collection, well-displayed with wonderful staff, as well as the patrons

You will find veterans of all ages, youth groups and families with children of all ages. The... read more

Reviewed yesterday
North Carolina
Absolutely fun

So many pieces of cool machinery! Lots of educational exhibits but fun for all ages! Plan to spend... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Journey thru Military History at the most extensive collection of International Tank and Cavalry artifacts found anywhere in the world. Prepare yourself for an awesome adventure for both young and old alike. 119 Tanks and Artillery, plus uniforms...more
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3401 US Hwy 29B, Danville, VA 24540
+1 434-836-5323
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Reviewed yesterday

You will find veterans of all ages, youth groups and families with children of all ages. The collection is large and well-displayed - tanks and mechanized equipment spanning the decades of the 20th century, of course with a heavy emphasis on WWII. There is even...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

So many pieces of cool machinery! Lots of educational exhibits but fun for all ages! Plan to spend the whole day enjoying the Tanks!

Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great price for the size of the museum. My son loved looking at all the tanks and weapons and uniforms from different times. Would recommend if you like those kind of things. My daughter liked it but wasn't her thing.

Thank wheelets2
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This museum was very well laid out and easy to maneuver if your were handicapped in any way. The combat scenes are very accurate and realistic, and the large display of military vehicles are very will laid out for observation. the kids were intrigued.

Thank patricialP1110BZ
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The museum is very nice. Very clean. Too large to appreciate in just a day however. If you plan to visit, definitely break it up into a couple days. The often do demos with a flamethrower or driving the tanks. Also has a remote control...More

1  Thank Josh S
Reviewed August 13, 2018

The American Armored Foundation Tank Museum in Danville, Virginia hosts an extensive collection of armored fighting vehicles, dating from the infancy of armored warfare to modernity. Its collection is distinguished by the diversity of vehicles on display, as the collection encompasses the history of armored...More

Thank 51gator50
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

I was not for this...but... there is so much more. There is memorabilia from WWI, WWII, Korea, ECT. Guns, cannons and uniforms with personal effects of famous generals from multiple countries. Cobra helicopter. You could spend the whole day. Hot this time of year, bring...More

2  Thank moodybridge
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

After about 2.5 hours my limit had been reached on info and material to really appreciate it need two days at two hours each. The collection was well displayed and there were pieces to touch and be photographed near, but No Tank to actually get...More

Thank CalvertHiker
Reviewed August 1, 2018

We drove an hour and planned to arrive shortly after they opened at 10am. Adult $12, Senior $10, was well worth the cost of admission. We were expecting rows and rows of tanks, but were blown away with the other military tank memorabilia. We enjoyed...More

Thank Road_Warrior32034
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Great place to visit. Make sure you have a good amount of time. There is a lot to read with the displays. Kids loved it.It is very hot inside in the summer time. Wear cool clothing. Only open Fridays and Saturdays. If you are a...More

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Valerie S
April 13, 2017|
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Response from Girltankette | Property representative |
No the museum is not moving to ohio. We are open friday and sat 10 to 4. Looking forward to your visit.