Tiger Day September 2017 Programme

What's on and when at Tiger Day September 2017

TALKS AND TOURS
10:00 - 16.00Tiger Trophies
Items and documents from the Archive.
Location: Second World War Hall, near the King Tiger.
10:15Churchill's Bag a Tiger Talk
The Story of how Tiger 131 was captured.
Location: The Sherman Room, in the Second World War Hall.
11:00Tank Tactics for Kids
Tour and interactive model tank demonstration on fire and manoeuvre.
Location: The Tank Factory. Meet at the "What's on Board".
11:00King Tiger Talk
A talk on Germany's successor to the infamous Tiger 131 tank.
Location: King Tiger (Porsche).
11:30Churchill's Bag a Tiger Talk
The Story of how Tiger 131 was captured.
Location: The Sherman Room, in the Second World War Hall.
12:00King Tiger Talk
A talk on Germany's successor to the infamous Tiger 131 tank.
Location: King Tiger (Porsche).
12:30Meet the Crew of Tiger 131
An opportunity to get up close to Tiger 131 and meet the crew.
Location: Tiger 131 in the Tank Story Hall.
13:30Arena Display
See Tiger 131, Axis and Allied contemporaries and successors in the Kuwait Arena.
Vehicles: Matilda I, Valentine, Kettenkrad, Sherman, Panzer III, Centurion, Leopard I, Tiger I.
14:00Tiger 131 on the move
See Tiger 131 move from the Arena, down the road and into the Cold War Hall.
Location: Entrance road, down the side of the Museum.
14:30 - 16:00Tiger 131 on display
An opportunity to get up close to Tiger 131 and meet the crew.
Location: By Tiger 131 in the Cold War Hall.
14:30Tank Story Hall
A guided tour of our flagship exhibition exploring the history of the armoured warfare.
Location: The Tank Story Hall. Meet at the 'What's on Board'.
15:00Churchill's Bag a Tiger Talk
The Story of how Tiger 131 was captured.
Location: The Sherman Room, in the Second World War Hall.
15:30Tank Tactics for Kids
Tour and interactive model tank demonstration on fire and manoeuvre.
Location: The Tank Factory. Meet at the "What's on Board".
*All of these activities are subject to change*


The Tiger Day event programme and vehicles listed to take part are subject to health and safety, operational, weather and mechanical considerations. The Tank Museum reserves the right to amend or modify the programme, or withdraw vehicles, at any time without notification when reasonably required in accordance with its own best-practice procedures or those of exhibit owners. As with all historic machines, the appearance of the Tiger tank in the arena display is subject to its mechanical reliability on the day.

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