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The Tank Museum

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Great day out

My fiancee adores it here, always a trip here whenever we visit Dorset. We returned last week, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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A first class museum

This museum is a must not only for Tank enthusiasts there is so much history for people to read... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Peter S
Amesbury, 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
+44 1929 405096
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My fiancee adores it here, always a trip here whenever we visit Dorset. We returned last week, and shall be returning nearer the end of the year, great day out

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank S5109YCemilyr
Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum is a must not only for Tank enthusiasts there is so much history for people to read along the way particularly the First world war story which is very moving and the video about the 8 men is worth the wait to watch...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Decided to go there as my husband has all ways wanted to go.we both found it really enjoyable and plenty to see.i was quite impressed with it all .and the staff there are pleasant.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Karen T
Reviewed 6 days ago

I went there with my wife and I have been impressed by the shear number of tanks available. I wish we could get inside of some tanks but the Tiger and Jagdtiger on display are immaculate

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Serguei K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Always pay a visit when in the area, very accessible to get about. When you get a ticket you can return during the year for free. Always lots to see and since my last visit there have been some changes. You will need lots of...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 868edwardj
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’d imagined a relatively smaller place with part of it out of doors but this is really a very extensive collection and the main exhibits are all indoors (ideal for a wet, windy day in March). It is obviously a must for anyone with an...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank KK06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting family in Dorset and had some free time, the weather was awful and so we decided to visit the Tank Museum. Initially I felt the ticket price was quite expensive- £14 per person - however after spending about 3 hours wandering around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been planning to trek down to Dorset for several months to visit the Tank Museum and have to say it was worth the 3 1/2 hour drive. Having arrived just after 10 am we were seriously worried by lunchtime that we’d going to see...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 320TrevJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A huge number of vehicles and a massive amount of information. The displays and their themes have been well thought out and do not overwhelm the visitor, nor do they only appeal to the geek/enthusiast/PhD student. The canteen is well organised and has some good...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 307SNH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the tank museum mainly for our 9 year old son. He loved it! The annual pass you get once you've paid once for entry means we'll definitely return. I would have been nice to have seen some tanks moving though.

Date of experience: February 2019
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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
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
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