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Address: Bovington, Wareham BH20 6JG, England
Phone Number: +44 1929 405096
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Tank Museum brings history to life, with the world's best collection of...

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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Love this special museum. The Tiger ii exhibit is worth the entrance fee alone . It's a collisus. Not forgetting the legendary Tiger 131. Truly one of the most important... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Patrick O
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love this special museum. The Tiger ii exhibit is worth the entrance fee alone . It's a collisus. Not forgetting the legendary Tiger 131. Truly one of the most important collection of tanks in the world. A great day out for the history buff.

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic place to visit for all ages, Really interesting whether you are male or female and all age groups.

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Took my kids (2 girls) here last week.... They loved it almost as much as I did. Staff were really friendly and helpful. So many tanks to see and things to do...top day out!

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Thank Hawthornio
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Alot to see and read, great educational visit for kids too. The World War I exhibition was well worth it. Recommend you try the Chieftain experience. The arena display was OK though if you've been to The Victory Show it falls somewhat short. Parking good, value for money good, food I would say bring your own. The exhibits themselves are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic a must for everyone well worth the entry fee visited three times and will go back also had soft play for little ones

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Thank Ray D
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

very interesting place to visit , good value for the admission price , nice cafe to eat at , take your camera , and expect to spend a full day there as the place is very large with lots to see

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Thank Lizmountney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brilliant day out, very informative. Captivated both the Tank specialist and the mom who didn't know one end of a tank from another and was just hoping they had a good coffee shop(yes they do!). staff are fantastic too, and such good value for money. Your ticket gives you entry for the year, so we went back for a second... More 

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Limavady, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had the pleasure to visit the Tank Museum recently and was very pleasantly surprised that they had a café on site. After being shown around the Tanks, I had to visit the café and the selection of food was very impressive and with good portions. The staff were very helpful and the view off the museum was impressive. Sitting... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great place for both adults and kids. My grandson was really looking forward to the visit but when we got there both boys and girls enjoyed all areas they were happy and tired when finished but we had to leave as it was closing

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Thank DoreenCl
Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Fantastic collection of tanks from different war situations and various countries.. Very informative

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