The Tank Museum | Getting to Amiens 100

Getting to Amiens 100

Plan your trip

Getting Here

By Car
Parking is free at Amiens 100 and our uniformed staff will direct you to available spaces. 

Please note that disabled parking is limited.

By Rail and Bus
Car Parking does fill up quickly, so why not consider taking the train? The nearest station to the museum is Wool. There will be a shuttle bus running on the Saturday and Sunday from Wool station to The Tank Museum. The timetable is available here.

The charges for the shuttle bus are as follows:

£3 adult single, £4 adult return, £2 child single and £3 child return

There are also taxis waiting at the station. 

Where to Stay

Find options of where to stay see TripAdvisor or Visit Dorset. If you can't find anywhere very close by, we recommend looking in Wareham, Dorchester, Weymouth, Poole or Bournemouth, as they are all on the main train line to Wool.  

International Visitors 

From Airports
The Tank Museum's nearest international aiports are Southampton and Bristol, both approximately an hour and a half from the Museum.

From Southampton airport, there are regular trains from Southampton Airport Parkway, less than 100 steps from the airport exit, where you can travel to Wool station. They also have a variety of car hire options - find out more here.

From Bristol, you can take the Airport Flyer Express to Bristol Temple Meads station, continuing onto Wool either via Southampton or Dorchester. Find details and book trains here. Alternatively, you can hire a car from the aiport - details here.

The Museum is also conveniently close to London, meaning journeys from London Gatwick or Heathrow are no problem at all. The Heathrow Express takes you to Paddington, where you can take the tube to Waterloo where there are direct trains to Wool - details here. Similarly, the Gatwick Express takes you straight to Waterloo. Both airports operate car hire services as well. Find details here for Heathrow and here for Gatwick. 

From Ferry Ports
Located very close to the South Coast, The Tank Museum has several nearby ferry ports, including Poole, Portsmouth and Plymouth, and is four hours from Dover. All these towns have train stations approximately half an hour away from the port, with Poole running a shuttle bus service. There are also local taxi services who can take you to the town centre.

Event Tips

  • The event takes place outside - remember sun-cream and waterproofs, depending on the weather forecast.
  • Arrive early to avoid queuing or parking far away. 
  • Bring plenty of cash! ATM services are very limited on-site.
  • No Dogs, with the exception of disability assistance dogs.
  • Sit down in the viewing areas, to ensure that everyone can see the displays.

Amiens 100 Event

Meet the star of the Great War Channel - Indy Neidell

Frequently Asked Questions

Simply colour in the Amiens poppy and bring it with you.

Find out what's going on throughout the day.


To Mark the Centenary of the Battle of Amiens