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The Tank Museum

BOVINGTON
Wareham
Dorset
BH20 6JG

Add The Tank Museum to your Itinerary

  • Tank Museum
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  • The Tank Museum, Bovington Dorset: Arrival at the museum
  • The Tank Museum, Dorset: Tankfest
  • The Tank Museum, Dorset: The Trench Experience
  • The Tank Museum, Dorset: Warhorse to Horsepower, the rise of the tank.
  • The Tank Museum, Dorset: Second World War Discovery Centre
  • The Tank Museum, Dorset: Tanks in Action Displays

Telephone: +44 01929 405096

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

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.

Telephone: +44 01929 405096

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

5 of 5 stars
  • Certificate of Excellence 2019
  • Excellent
    3480
  • Very Good
    668
  • Average
    104
  • Poor
    14
  • Terrible
    15

Recent Reviews:

  • cambuck38
    denny scotland
    Trip Type:
    Solo travel
    Great time
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th September 2019
    I visited the Tank Museum for tiger day & im so glad I did it was a excellent day out I had a vip admission & it was well worth it , the museum itself is bursting with armour from all eras First... Read full review
  • Navigate100659
    Trip Type:
    Family
    fascinating
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 18th September 2019
    Very good display and a good day out, looking forward to taking advantage of further visits this year Read full review
  • Jantheman666
    Surrey, Canada
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Incredible
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 19th September 2019
    Firstly I must admit I am a tank nerd, been waiting years to get to Bovington tank museum planned our three week Great Briton tour around it. Not disappointed one of the best museums I have been too... Read full review

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

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

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

Telephone: +44 01929 405096

Related

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

Long After The Battle
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Friday, 15th November 2019 - Friday, 15th November 2019

Clue Dunnit? at The Tank Museum
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Saturday, 28th September 2019 - Sunday, 29th September 2019

South West Model Show
more info

Saturday, 30th November 2019 - Sunday, 1st December 2019

Christmas at The Tank Museum
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Saturday, 25th April 2020 - Saturday, 25th April 2020

Tiger Day 13
more info

Friday, 26th June 2020 - Sunday, 28th June 2020

TANKFEST 2020
more info

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