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The Tank Museum

Type:Museum

BOVINGTON
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 6JG

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Telephone:+44 01929 405096

The Tank Museum, Dorset: The Tank Story

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£14.00 per ticket
Child 5-16 years£9.00 per ticket
Child under 5 years oldFree
Group - Adults (more than 10 people)£9.10 per ticket
Group - Children (more than 10 people)£6.00 per ticket
Saver (1 Adult & 3 Children)£35.00 per ticket
Saver (2 Adults & 2 Children)£39.00 per ticket

Prices include a free annual pass. Book online for a reduced rate. Please see www.tankmuseum.org for more details.

TripAdvisor

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TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    3196
  • Very Good
    628
  • Average
    98
  • Poor
    13
  • Terrible
    16

Recent Reviews:

  • Jack B
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    An eye-opener to a part of warfare I know little about.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th June 2019
    A vast number of tanks are displayed under cover in gigantic purpose built halls. By following the route round the exhibits as indicated on your guide you end up with a very good impression of... Read full review
  • JasonTa123
    Portsmouth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Holiday visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th June 2019
    Brilliant, spent five and a half hours here could have been longer but they were closing soooo much to see. Stopped half way round for a break in the restaurant, plenty to choose from reasonably... Read full review
  • Romanrobuk
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great family day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th June 2019
    Been loads of times. Great wet weather destination. Loads of corners to explore, beyond the big stuff: Tiger etc Very knowledgeable and enthusiastic staff, and if you gift aid you get an annual pass... Read full review

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Award 2016 Winner of Winner Dorset Tourism Award 2016 Winner of Winner 2016
  • Dorset TourismDorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award Dorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award 2017

Video

  • Tank Museum

Map & Directions

Road Directions

The Tank Museum is situated in South Dorset; it is clearly sign-posted from Dorchester, Blandford, Poole, Bere Regis & Wool. It is approximately 2 miles (5 minutes drive) from Wool Railway Station.

There is a safe and convenient cycle route from Wool Railway Station, which is around 2 miles in length.

Public Transport Directions

The Museum is in walking/cycling distance (2 miles) of Wool Railway Station, which is on the mainline between London Waterloo and Weymouth. Bus number 55 connects the Railway Station to the Tank Museum (the bus only operates on certain days of the year). There is also a taxi rank at Wool Station.

JOURNEY PLANNING: Alternatively, use the journey planning website: www.travelinesw.com

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Self-service licensed restaurant; light meals, hot and cold snacks, 150 max.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Event Venue
  • Open All Year
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Toilets

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 2-4 hours
  • Families
  • Groups
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking - for cars and coaches. No charge.

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 12 people to receive discounted price.
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families - Lots of family activities
  • Marketed towards senior citizens - Of interest to veterans and people who lived through the World Wars

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given - Live Action Displays during School Holidays.
  • Educational Visits Accepted - Pre-booking required.
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - 20 people per tour, must be booked in advance, £30 charge applies
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals - Pre-booking is essential

Travel & Trade

  • Group discounts available - for pre-booked tickets for 12 or more people.
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 12 people to receive discounted price.
  • Wi-fi available

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

Opening (1 January 2019 - 31 December 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Sunday10:00 - 17:00*

* Closed 24, 25 and 26 December

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Related

Friday, 28th June 2019 - Sunday, 30th June 2019

TankFest, The Tank MuseumTANKFESTPresented by World of Tanks, the world's biggest display of historic moving armour is back and better than ever! Join us for the world's biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank - The Tank Museum, Bovington
more info

Saturday, 14th September 2019 - Saturday, 14th September 2019

Tiger Day XII
more info

Saturday, 20th July 2019 - Sunday, 1st September 2019

Summer Holidays at The Tank Museum
more info

Thursday, 4th April 2019 - Thursday, 1st October 2020

Long After The Battle
more info

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