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The Tank 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.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    2602
  • Very Good
    536
  • Average
    73
  • Poor
    9
  • Terrible
    14

Recent Reviews:

  • happyceew
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Great day out with the family
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th April 2018
    We visited here over the Easter holidays and had a great family day there was plenty to do, you could get close to all the tanks and read about all of them. My children liked the idea that you could... Read full review
  • Superpear
    Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Brilliant and huge!!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th April 2018
    My preconceived idea was that this museum would be in an old warehouse with old and half rusted hunks of tank. In reality it is huge, modern museum housed in a series of interconnected buildings, and... Read full review
  • lynncadvisor68
    Rudgwick, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    quick visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th April 2018
    the way the museum is set out is what makes it. we only had about 4 hours to kill and my partner has been before so we popped in. staff helpful and friendly. tanks and info laid out extremely well. Read full review

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Award 2016 Winner of Winner Dorset Tourism Award 2016 Winner of Winner 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award Dorset Tourism Awards 2017 - Bronze Award 2017

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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 daily from 22 May to 3 September 2017). 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

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • Approx length of visit - 2-4 hours
  • Families
  • Groups
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Min group size - 12 people to receive discounted price.

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

Parking & Transport

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

Catering

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

Payment Methods

  • All major credit cards accepted
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Solo accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

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

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

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

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

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Tankfest 2018
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Saturday, 26th May 2018 - Sunday, 3rd June 2018

May Half Term Tank MuseumMay Half TermThis May Half Term explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history… Start your May Half Term with a bang with the Sci-Fi invasion on the 26-27 May. Meet your favourite sci-fi characters and enjoy themed talks and tours in The Tank Museum's second annual sci-fi invasion. Find...
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Friday, 29th June 2018 - Sunday, 1st July 2018

TANKFEST 2018TankfestThe world's biggest display of historic moving armour. 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.
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Tuesday, 24th July 2018 - Sunday, 2nd September 2018

Summer Holidays The Tank Museum Summer HolidaysThis Summer Holiday explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history… See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Tuesday 24 July. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action...
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