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The Tank Museum

Bovington, Wareham BH20 6JG, England
+44 1929 405096
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Family day

Wow. Take a trip through the trenches of WWI before taking a walk through a modern desert camp... read more

Reviewed yesterday

Couldn't believe the extent of the this museum. The displays and exhibitions are fantastically put... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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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

Wow. Take a trip through the trenches of WWI before taking a walk through a modern desert camp! This place really has the wow factor. It offers something for everyone!! The best part for me by a mile was the collection of Tigers they have!!...More

Thank townend4life
Reviewed 3 days ago

Couldn't believe the extent of the this museum. The displays and exhibitions are fantastically put together.

Thank AndiamoPerth
Reviewed 5 days ago

I've been hearing great things about this museum from many friends and seen a few photos and articles about the place. It has to be seen to be believed. I visited it with an interest in both the history of tanks and tank warfare and...More

Thank BrianPilotCamera
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very informative, and great displays. I thoroughly enjoyed all aspects of the museum. It tells a very good history of tanks.

Thank Tim H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great place to view for a day out. Even my wife enjoyed it. Fantastic displays of tanks from the 1st to the most modern day. The separate bespoke displays were also excellent, the 1st world war display was particularly amazing and very...More

Thank Ian L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited here during the week at low season so had the place to ourselves apart from a few school parties. Very well laid out with plenty of facilities including 2 cafe areas serving both snacks and hot meals. The exhibits were very well placed...More

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited in November so not too busy. Staff member who booked us in and gave us tickets was friendly and welcoming and recommended his favourite parts of the museum. The trench experience is outstanding and we also really enjoyed the Fury exhibit too. The...More

Thank ShelbyLoreane
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my husband's favourite museums. As it was his birthday I suggested we went, even though I am not a tank enthusiast. Whilst one tank looks very much like another to me there was plenty to keep me interested. The trench experience,...More

Thank CarolS98
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit in over ten years. What a lovely suprise, the last time we visited it was just rows of vehicles in sheds. Now it's a well laid out wheelchair friendly museum which holds your interest the whole time you are there. From WWI through...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great day out for kids & adults alike kids loved it !! interesting , exciting , informative , well worth a visit food & drink great, staff couldn't do enough for us

Thank ramms67
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Pat H
19 October 2017|
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Response from CanadianQueen | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as you will have seen from other responses the best way (if you are not able to hire a car) will be to catch a train from Waterloo Station to Wool. This journey will take around two and half hours, then you will need to... More
Pat H
19 October 2017|
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Response from manstondrive | Reviewed this property |
You need a car. That’s the best way to get there.
Nicola B
15 October 2017|
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Response from Pat D | Reviewed this property |
It will take all day to get to see everything. It is well worth it.

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