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The Tank Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Inspirational and informative

We visited on the last day of half term, got our tickets online, arrived just after opening and... read more

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i_am_foxy-coxy
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Massive - fantastic display

A huge museum with loads for the kids to see and touch etc.. If they are tall enough they can even... read more

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Ely, 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. Our exhibitions tell the story of armoured warfare spanning over 100 years of history. Exploring ten powerful exhibitions, you will come...more
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Linsay Road, Bovington, Wareham BH20 6JG, England
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Reviewed today via mobile

We visited on the last day of half term, got our tickets online, arrived just after opening and left 5 hours later! We all learnt loads, including how to put together a tank. Tom and Claire who took the 45 minute hands on experience were...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed today

A huge museum with loads for the kids to see and touch etc.. If they are tall enough they can even go inside a tank. It also has a little soft play to break up the museum type displays. Although to be honest there is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank melaniewH3433FF
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We visited on a Thursday of our school half term. We being a family of 3, mum, dad and only just four year old son. We all had a very enjoyable time. My husband and son assisted a fabulous pair of education officers to build...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The tank museum is what it says, a museum full of tanks, lots of them. There are all kinds of tanks and loads of things to see, do and read about. There are uniforms for the kids and trail for them to do too. I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited the tank museum today to view the southern model show, although registered blind with help I still like to dabble with radio control modelling having particular interest in amphibious models. Museum staff very helpful and knowledgeable, similarly exhibitors very passionate about their hobbies, met...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We are a family of four and the kids loved it.easy parking tanks in the car park. We spent 3.5 hours i rhere not bored at all and a free years pass to go back

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

on the 10th feb me and my party went to the museum , one of the members of my is disabled. as you are putting on so many tempery excipids the tanks wear all squashed together and they wear very mixed up as well. as...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ben Z
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always wanted to go to the museum since I was a lad and decided to pop down as I wasn’t working and it was a school day. Well signposted and large (free) carpark in front of the place. A few tanks on the way in,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank crappenfart
Reviewed 1 week ago

the introductory 'tank world' was well laid out to explain the value and development of tanks but upon entering the main display hall of world war 2 vehicles the collection just became a disappointing muddled confusion that did not seem to be ordered by any...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank davidhughtaylor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with family in a very rainy day. Kept us dry. The restaurant was extremely busy and not very clean. Not a big fan of tanks but husband is. I think he would have enjoyed it more without us. Best thing was the tank ride...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Freedom02851390190
9 November 2018|
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Response from Lucy M | Property representative |
The set-up for TANKFEST starts the Monday before but most of this is outside. Based on last year's figures, the Museum itself is generally fairly quiet until the Thursday. Similarly, after TANKFEST the Museum is busier than... More
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LBOK
4 November 2018|
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Response from Lucy M | Property representative |
Good morning, It's a small station in a rural area so I would recommend booking in advance. Similarly, when you are planning to leave, I would book in advance when you are thinking of leaving. It's worth noting that the... More
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RyanLovesToTravel83
23 September 2018|
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Response from Mortons7 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do have some seats on the way round. Considering how big the place is they could possibly do with a few more though
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