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The Tank Museum

Bovington, Wareham BH20 6JG, England
+44 1929 405096
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Visited on a dull day expecting to spend 2-3 hours looking at the exhibits before having to find... read more

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Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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Fascinating day out. Plenty to do and see, and a really good restaurant with friendly service and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wareham, United Kingdom
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The Tank Museum brings history to life, with the world's best collection of tanks and explosive live displays. See almost 300 armoured vehicles as you explore seven powerful exhibitions. "The Tank Story" details tank history from 1915 to the present. "Battlegroup Afghanistan" transports you to the modern front line. In "The Second World War - Discovery Centre", you'll see the breadth of our unique collection plus "Fury" uncovering our involvement in the film. Following the First World War centenary commemorations, explore "The Trench Experience" and "Warhorse to Horsepower". New for 2015, "Tank Factory" tells the story of the tank makers.
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Bovington, Wareham BH20 6JG, England
+44 1929 405096
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Reviewed yesterday

Visited on a dull day expecting to spend 2-3 hours looking at the exhibits before having to find something else to do to fill the day.WRONG!! Big Time!!This is an incredibly large,well laid out Museum and took us about 5 hours to see everything on...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Fascinating day out. Plenty to do and see, and a really good restaurant with friendly service and delicious food. Another bonus is the availability of cycle parking. Highly recommended.

Thank 959jennifer
Reviewed 3 days ago

Its been over 25 years since I last visited and as my wife and young family were staying nearby and I'd mentioned it, we decided to visit. My wife said that we'd need 4 to 5 hours as this was suggested in the leaflet we'd...More

Thank aquizen76
Reviewed 3 days ago

What an amazing place. I think I only got round 75% of what there was to see, but what I did see was brilliantly displayed & informative. What I didn't get to see, I can sort out on my next visit, as if it's within...More

Thank StevoCar
Reviewed 3 days ago

Well worth visiting for those who like military history, especially tanks. It is housed in a very modern building and covers the whole history of tank warfare. Outside there is a large area where displays are held and an observation tower you can climb. Entry...More

Thank Dora R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Been to the tank museum on four occasions, it is a fascinating look at everything from the vehicles driven by crews in the first and second world wars to the newer computer guided tanks of the Iraq war and Afganistan. Fantastic exhibits, with the room...More

Thank Bobshaker
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The Tank Museum continues to evolve and keep their displays fresh. There are original pieces from WW1 right up to the modern conflict in Afghanistan. Well worth a visit

Thank David K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was my fourth visit to the tank museum, albeit the first was in my childhood when Dad was on the Lawrence of Arabia trail, and it is better than ever. We had a business meeting in the morning followed by a tour in the...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 4 days ago

take a step into history, with tanks and stories from past wars and into the future. good cafe with lots of choice

Thank melra1l
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Tank Museum has become a must see for anyone with even a slight interest in the development of battlefield tactics, hardware and development. A main hall walks you through the 20th century and beyond on how these colossal machines have evolved. One thing that...More

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September 9, 2017|
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Sorry we drove from Swanage in Dorset where we stayed. There are alot of trains that go from london to the south coast, put Bovington or Tank museum into google maps then zoom out to look for the nearest station to the area... More
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August 7, 2017|
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No dogs allowed except guide dogs.
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June 19, 2017|
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2017 ONLINE PRICES Including a FREE Annual Pass Book online for a reduced rate Day Ticket Adult £13 Children (5-16) £7.50 2 Adults & 2 Children £35 1 Adults & 3 Children £29 Children (Under 5) Free! Click HERE to buy now... More