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Bovington, Wareham, Dorset, BH20 6JG
The Tank Museum brings the history of tanks and tank crews to life, supported by the world’s best collection of armoured vehicles and action packed live displays. As you explore the Museum’s six large halls, you will come face to face with tanks that have seen action in all the major conflicts of the 20th century. This unique collection of over 300 vehicles includes the world’s first ever tank, the infamous German Tiger tank, and the modern Challenger 2. Marking the centenary of World War One The Trench Experience takes you back in time to the trenches in 1916. New from 2014, the Warhorse to Horsepower exhibition examines the rise of the tank and the role of the cavalry in the mud of the Western Front. Battlegroup Afghanistan is also well worth exploring, where the men of the Royal Armoured Corps tell their story of some of the fiercest fighting since World War 2. You can explore a recreated Forward Operating Base and experience the living conditions of soldiers today plus see a range of combat vehicles used in operations. Click tankmuseum.org for lots more information on this fascinating museum or call 01929 462359.
Information on The Tank Museum , Bovington , Wareham
|Opening Times:||Daily 10:00-17:00. Closed 24-26 Dec & 1 Jan.|
|Admission:||Annual Pass included in entry fee. Adult £12.50, Child (5-16) £7.50, OAP/Disabled £9.00, Family £33.00. Group rates available 15+ people|
|Child Friendly:||Children of all ages welcome|
|Location:||In the village of Bovington, near Wool which is a main-line station from Waterloo.|
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Sat 06 Dec 2014 – Sun 07 Dec 2014
Celebrate Christmas on the Home Front, make wartime Christmas decorations, enjoy a variety of activities, traditional carols and music, and meet Father Christmas as he arrives by tank!
Then enjoy our indoor Christmas Market; with over 50 traders offering local crafts and produce with Christmas treats and gift ideas for all.
Discover how Christmas was celebrated during the two world wars!
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