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Tank Museum

3401 US Hwy 29B, Danville, VA 24540
+1 434-836-5323
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WOW!!! This museum is awesome!! Took the family for a visit and had a wonderful time! The history... read more

Reviewed March 14, 2016
Front Royal, Virginia
Unexpected gem

My husband mentioned going on a day trip (2 hours) yesterday to visit the tank museum in Danville... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2016
Rockingham, North Carolina
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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, headgear and much much more dating from 1509 to present.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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3401 US Hwy 29B, Danville, VA 24540
+1 434-836-5323
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Reviewed March 14, 2016

WOW!!! This museum is awesome!! Took the family for a visit and had a wonderful time! The history and exhibits are amazing! We went to watch the radio controlled tank battles. The tank operators were so friendly, they let my 7 yr and his friend...More

Thank pama892
Reviewed March 6, 2016

My husband mentioned going on a day trip (2 hours) yesterday to visit the tank museum in Danville and neither of us knew what to expect. WOW - we were in awe. My husband is a Marine and was familiar with a lot of the...More

Thank Fay1951
Reviewed March 5, 2016 via mobile

The size of this place was deceptive. It's massive. We moved as quickly as we could as we came later in the day, but still spent over two hours. There is far more here than tanks. They have one of the largest displays of uniforms...More

Thank bsaorsa
Reviewed February 20, 2016

Just visited today, fantastic experience! Massive, spotless, and meticulously curated and maintained. Really enjoyed the hands-on exhibits such as the dismounted turret. Favorite pieces: a battle-worn Soviet-made AA weapon and a Panzer Mk IV. Read the fascinating provenance of each of these. Even on a...More

Thank Ron C
Reviewed February 8, 2016

We took our grandson to tour this tank museum and I was pleasantly surprised at how much there was to see here. We had a very nice time exploring and seeing the many tanks as well as other interesting things.

Thank mollyrvjeepZ4941GM
Reviewed February 3, 2016

What a wonderful place. My husband, boys and I were amazed.We had a wonderful time. We were amazed at everything. The boys favorite was the tanks, My husband and I enjoyed the history and all the pieces of history. We plan on coming back for...More

Thank Jessica W
Reviewed January 12, 2016

This was one of the most unusual, unique, varied and interesting attractions I've ever seen. The gigantic warehouse-style buildings house a tremendous number of tanks and related military vehicles, uniforms, military decorations, field artillery, communication equipment, models, and much more, including a unique pillowcase collection....More

Thank IIbeach1
Reviewed January 4, 2016

This was a huge warehouse filled with 100+ tanks and personnel movers, plus other artifacts both to see and to buy. Interesting history - from 1890s through today and tanks from all over the world. We spent an hour and half there and barely did...More

Thank michelle j
Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

This place is huge and very educational. A great field trip. If you love history holly will enjoy this museum.

Thank Judy J
Reviewed December 5, 2015

We just got home from our 4 hour drive from Danville. We only went there to take our boys, ages 12 and 14, to the The Tank Museum. We drove down the previous night and stayed in a hotel. This trip was definitely worth it!...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.