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Including a FREE Annual Pass
Book online for a reduced rate

Day Ticket
Children (5-16)
2 Adults & 2 Children
1 Adult & 2 Children
1 Adults & 3 Children
Children (Under 5)

Standard Price

Including a FREE Annual Pass

Day Ticket
Children (5-16)
2 Adults & 2 Children
1 Adult & 2 Children
1 Adults & 3 Children
Children (Under 5)

Group Rates

For pre-booked groups of 10 or more

Day Ticket
Children (5-16)

Friends Membership

As well as free entry to the Museum, 

membership includes discounts, 
Tracklink magazine, and more!

Children (5-16)
2 Adults & 2 Children
1 Adults & 3 Children
The Tank Museum is open daily from 10.00 - 17.00. The Museum is closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day. The Museum is open as usual on Bank Holidays.
There is a Free Annual Pass included in your entry fee! Your Annual Pass entitles you to return to The Tank Museum as many times as you like - for a year, excluding Special Event Days.

Disruptions and Closures - WWII Hall Redevelopment 

The Second World War Hall redevelopment begins in Autumn 2019, and is scheduled for completion in Spring 2020.

The Tank Factory exhibition is closed for construction work
We will keep visitors updated about this gallery, and when it shall reopen.

October 2019
  • Tuesday 15th - Friday 18th - Dorset Tourism Awards - Indoor Soft Play Area will be closed.
  • Wednesday 16th - Friday 18th - Tamiya Hall & Afghanistan Exhibition spaces will be closed to the public.
November 2019
  • Sunday 3rd - Close of Tiger Collection Exhibition (open till 5:00pm)
  • Saturday 9th - Sunday 10th - Remembrance Sunday
  • Wednesday 27th - RAC Boxing - Tamiya Hall, Afghanistan Exhibition and Indoor Soft Play Area will be closed to the public all day.
  • November - December: Due to vehicle movement and building work, public access to the WWII Hall and conjoining Exhibitions will be severely disrupted.
  • January - March: During exhibition construction, half of the WWII Hall will be closed to the public.

Many apologies for any inconvenience caused. Read more on the redevelopment here.

Upcoming Special Event Days

Tiger Day 13th - 25th April 2020Buy tickets here. 
TANKFEST 2020 - 26th - 28th June 2020Buy tickets here.
Tiger Day 14 - 19th September 2020 - Tickets coming soon will be on sale here.

Buy your entry tickets in advance for a discounted rate, plus fast-track entry during peak times.

Vehicle Conservation Centre opening times: 

The balcony of the VCC is open 14.30-15.30. The floor is open during Tiger Day, TANKFEST, and the Model Show events.

Disabled visitors:

The Tank Museum is committed to a policy of accessibility, providing excellent
access in and around the site with lifts, ramps and broad pathways.  There
is ample disabled parking and wheelchair access to a viewing point over the
arena. There are a limited number of wheelchairs available for use at the
Museum, which are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please click here for a copy of our
access statement.

Attending with carers:

If you require a carer to facilitate your visit, one carer will be admitted free of charge.

If booking online, the carer’s ticket does not need to be purchased in advance.
You may be asked to present evidence of disability or impairment to a member of staff on arrival (e.g. blue badge, DLA or PIP letter, GP letter or similar).
Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions regarding accessibility at 01929 405096.

Military Discounts:

The Tank Museum is pleased to offer complimentary admission to all serving members of the armed forces (on production of a valid MOD90 card) and to all Royal Armoured Corps Regimental Association members (on production of a valid association membership card). We do not accept the Defence Discount Card. 

In addition we are pleased to acknowledge the contribution of veterans of HM Forces by offering a discounted admission of £12.00 (on production of a proof of service i.e Red Book).

Please Note:

Dogs, except assistance dogs, are not permitted inside The Tank Museum. Please do not leave your dog inside your car - there is no shade in the car park. Furthermore, there are currently bo suitable spots for securing your pet outside of the building at present. Regrettably therefore, we do not recommend bringing your dog on your visit to the Museum.

Photographs taken inside the Museum are permitted solely for personal use.

Complimentary tickets and annual admissions cannot be used on special event days. Tanks in Action Display days are not counted as a special event day.

All children aged 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult, aged 18 or over.

Please read our Terms and Conditions, at the bottom of this page for more details.

The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset BH20 6JG

Tel: 01929 405096


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The Tank Museum offers discounts to pre-booked groups of 10+.


Award-winning facilities

Every purchase supports the work of The Tank Museum

Sample a wide variety of dishes and snacks at the Museum

Hospitality In A Unique Setting... The Tank Museum provides facilities for meetings, conferences and other special events.

The Archive & Reference Library is the world's foremost research centre on the subject of armoured warfare.

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