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.

Tours

FREE WEEKDAY TOURS & ACTIVITIES
     
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
     
11:00 - 12:00   Get inside a Chieftain MBT
    Climb inside a tank & learn about all the crew positions
     
12:30 - 13:00   The Tank Story: WWII
    Learn about Allied & Axis WW2 tanks
     
13:30 - 14:30   Get inside a Chieftain MBT
    Climb inside a tank & learn about all the crew positions
     
14:00 - 14:30   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
     
15:30 - 16:00   The Tank Story: Modern Era
    Tank Development from WWII to 2019
     
FREE WEEKEND TOURS & ACTIVITIES
     
All Day   Vehicle Conservation Centre Floor Tours
    See the tanks not on public display
     
10:30 - 11:00   Tommy in the Trenches
    From the recruiting office to the Front Line
     
11:30 - 12:30   Get inside a Chieftain MBT
    Climb inside a tank & learn about all the crew positions
     
12:30 - 13:30   Build a tank OR Funny Tanks of D-Day
    Great interactive kids activity
     
14:00 - 15:00   Tank Story Hall Tour
    Learn the history of the tank from WWI to 2019
     
14:30 - 15:30   Vehicle Conservation Centre Balcony Open
    See the tanks not on public display from the viewing gallery
     
15:30 - 16:30   Build a tank OR Funny Tanks of D-Day*
    Great interactive kids activity
     


*These activities are offered on alternate weekends. 

Please note that while we will do our utmost to fulfill the full programme daily, all tours are subject to staff availability. 

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.