The Tank Museum | Free Talks and Tours

Free Talks and Tours

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The Tank Museum recognises that some visitors want to discover more about the vehicles on display and the crews who served in them. 

See our Off Season programme below. There will be an alternative programme during school holidays. There is no need to book in advance.

For guided tours for pre-booked groups, find out more here.


Please note:

  • The Chieftain MBT tour occasionally does fill up so to guarantee getting inside the vehicle, please try and join the queue at the start of the time slot
  • While we do out utmost to fulfill the programme daily, all tours are subject to staff availability

All Day   Vehicle Conservation Centre Floor Tours
    See the tanks not on public display
10:30 - 11:00   The Tank Story: WWI
    The evolution of the first tanks
11:30 - 12:00   The Tank Story: WWII
    Learn about Allied & Axis WW2 tanks
12:00 - 13:00   Cut-in-Half Centurion
    Learn about all the crew positions
13:00 - 13:30   Tommy in the Trenches
    From the recruiting office to the Front Line
14:30 - 15:30   Vehicle Conservation Centre Balcony Open
    See the tanks not on public display from the viewing gallery
15:00 - 15:30   The Tank Story: Modern Era
    Tank Development from WWII to 2019

*These activities are offered on alternate weekends. 

This programme is correct of 27.11.19

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