Summer Holidays

Find out what's going this Summer at The Tank Museum!

21st July 2016 - 4th September 2016

Buy your tickets now for fast-track entry

This Summer explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history…

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Ranked Dorset's Number 1 Attraction!

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Eight Powerful Exhibitions


Tanks in Action Displays – Every Weekday

Tanks in Action smallSee Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Thursday 21 July. Realistic explosions, life like explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action–packed demonstration of Tanks in Action.

Vehicle Rides – Every Day

Vehicle Rides smallExperience for yourself the thrill of riding in an M548 tracked vehicle. This working example of military hardware seats 16 at a time – so the whole family can jump on together. Available every day, 11.30am - 4.30pm, during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies.

Tonnes of Fun for Families!

Take part in a range of family activities. Kids can also let off steam in our outdoor play area and in our new inside soft play area, adjacent to our Café. Plus free family trails to keep them absorbed with teasers and puzzles! Face Painting & Glitter Tattoos are also on offer from Diamond Faces, for an additional charge, on selected weekdays.

Getting Here

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Upcoming Events

21.07.2016 - 02.09.2016

See tanks roll into action, feel the ground shake and learn how tanks are used in battle.

06.08.2016 - 07.08.2016

from Medieval to the Present Day


Motorcycle Ride In Event


Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Tank

Museum Facilities

Every purchase supports the work of The Tank Museum

Sample a wide variety of dishes and snacks at the Museum

The Museum grounds provide plenty of space for picnics, whilst children can let off steam in the play area.