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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£13.00 per ticket
Child 5-16 years£7.50 per ticket
Child under 5 yearsFree
Group - Adults (more than 12 people)£11.00 per ticket
Group - Children (more than 12 people)£5.00 per ticket
Saver (1 Adult & 3 Children)£29.00 per ticket
Saver (2 Adults & 2 Children)£35.00 per ticket

Book online for a reduced rate.
Group discounts available, please see attraction website for more details.

TripAdvisor

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2016

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    1985
  • Very Good
    450
  • Average
    59
  • Poor
    6
  • Terrible
    10

Recent Reviews:

  • tinkbell2809
    Halesowen, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Educational Day Out
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th March 2017
    Visited here whilst on holiday with my husband and two sons ages 12 and 7 and had a lovely day out. Lots to see and do, with displays, talks and information that makes this both fun and educational... Read full review
  • DOUG Y
    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A TRUNDLE BACK IN TIME AND ON THE RIGHT TRACK
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 20th March 2017
    I spent last Saturday taking a step back in time to a visit I made with my father some 40 years ago to the fantastic Bovington Tank Museum. What a massive change with so many more and restored tanks... Read full review
  • James S
    Oxford, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    " Superb Day Out"
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 19th March 2017
    we really had a fun day here, We arrived early,and was there till it closed at 5 pm, and still have some left to see. The staff are so friendly, informative and involving,this brought the... Read full review

Gradings

  • VAQAS VB Attraction
VAQAS VB Attraction

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Award 2016 Gold Dorset Tourism Award 2016 Gold 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousDorset Tourism Award 2016 Winner of Winner Dorset Tourism Award 2016 Winner of Winner 2016

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 1.9 miles (5 minutes) from Wool train station. There is a safe and convenient cycle route from Wool station, which is around 1.5 miles in length.

Public Transport Directions

The Museum is in walking distance (2 miles) of Wool Railway Station, which is on the mainline between London Waterloo and Weymouth. Bus numbers 104 and X55 connect the Railway Station to the Tank Museum (the X55 bus operates daily from 28 May to 4 September 2016). 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

Other

  • Gift Shop

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • Celebrity connection
  • Families
  • Film or TV location
  • Groups
  • Haunted
  • In countryside
  • Indoor Attraction
  • Of historic, literary or architectural interest - Largest collection of tanks in Europe.

Accessibility

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

Children & Infants

  • Facilities for children - Children's play area

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route - Buses X43, 103 and 104 - Tank Museum bus stop
  • On site parking - for cars and coaches. No charge.
  • Parking (free)

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
  • Approx length of visit - 2-4 hours
  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Min group size - 10 people
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates - At a discounted price
  • Switch accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Air-conditioning throughout
  • Cater for groups
  • Coach drop-off point
  • Conference facilities
  • Event venue
  • Event Venue
  • Free car parking
  • On-site coach parking
  • On-site Restaurant/Cafe
  • Open all year
  • Picnic Area
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee 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
  • Min group size numeric qualifier - 15
  • Wi-fi available

Group Travel

  • Out of Hours Visits

Opening Times

2017 Opening (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
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

Saturday, 24th June 2017 - Sunday, 25th June 2017

Tankfest 2017
more info

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