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The Tank Museum

Type:Museum

BOVINGTON
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 6JG

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The Tank Museum

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 12 people)£12.00 per ticket
Group - Children (more than 12 people)£5.50 per ticket
Saver (1 Adult & 3 Children)£35.00 per ticket
Saver (2 Adults & 2 Children)£39.00 per ticket

Book online for a reduced rate. Please see www.tankmuseum.org for more details.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    3066
  • Very Good
    605
  • Average
    90
  • Poor
    12
  • Terrible
    15

Recent Reviews:

  • Roam59923286774
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Christmas Fete
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd December 2018
    As a family we have visited The Tank Museum several times over the years but this year is the first my almost 4 year old has asked to see Santa and I'm so glad we did. The queue was agonisingly long... Read full review
  • One4TheDitch
    Littlehampton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Excellent as usual
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd December 2018
    We visit this location every year and still find things not seen before or learning things you didn’t know, this year we found the short talk on metal helmets very interesting, talk given by a local... Read full review
  • Margaret407
    Lagos, Portugal
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 11th December 2018
    On holiday, I really went along as it was my husband's turn to choose the outing of the day. Expecting serried ranks of tanks, I thought I might manage an hour or two at most. But it was I who... 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 X55 connects the Railway Station to the Tank Museum (the X55 bus operates from 15 April until 22 September 2018). There is also a taxi rank at Wool Station.

JOURNEY PLANNING: Alternatively, use the journey planning facility on the Traveline 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
  • Min group size - 12 people to receive discounted price.

Parking & Transport

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

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • 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 2018 - 31 December 2018)
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 2018TankfestJoin 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, 27th April 2019 - Saturday, 27th April 2019

Tiger Day XI
more info

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