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Summer Holiday

24/07/2021 - 05/09/2021
Experience the biggest day out in history this Summer Holidays. Live displays, activities, vehicle rides, and more at Dorset's largest indoor attraction.

South West Model Show

04/09/2021 - 05/09/2021
Traders, exhibitors and modelling demonstrations alongside the real thing. Model planes, ships, trains and, of course, tanks of all types and sizes will be available to see, make and purchase.

Summer Pop-Up Market

Monthly pop-up markets at The Tank Museum with Dorset Food and Drink and Dorset Farmers Market. Purchase local produce, fresh from Dorset’s best suppliers.


17/09/2021 - 20/09/2021
Join us for the world's biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank. Three days of tank displays, epic guest armour, Living History, talks from the experts, and more!

On Track - Day Session

The day session will feature talks, workshops and focus-groups to specifically support military personnel and emergency services staff. It is held in support of World Mental Health Day and in co-ordination with Dorset Armed Forces Covenant.

On Track - Evening Session

This evening event features amazing and inspirational speakers and exhibitors from local business and charities, to boost your mental and physical wellbeing. It is held in support of World Mental Health Day and in co-ordination with Dorset Armed Forces Covenant.

Royal Armoured Corps Display

See the current vehicles in use with the British Army in action in The Tank Museum's Kuwait arena.

Fury Experience

A new premium experience day celebrating the M4 Sherman. Find out about how the Museum was involved in the film and get close to the famous Fury tank.

Night at The Museum with Threshold

Photograph the collection at night within The Tank Story Hall, in partnership with Threshold.aero.

Behind the Scenes Tour

Get behind the scenes at The Tank Museum and get inside the parts of the Museum off limits to the general public.This experience day will take you inside the Workshop, Archive - and a First World War tank.

October Half Term

23/10/2021 - 31/10/2021
This October half term explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history!

Militaria Fair and Auction

Militaria stalls and an auction with Duke's Auction House, featuring medals, uniforms, and even military vehicles.

A Dorset Christmas

27/11/2021 - 28/11/2021
Get in the festive spirit at our brand new Dorset Christmas Event, in partnership with Dorset Food & Drink and the Dorset Team - Dorset-based designer-makers and sellers on Etsy. While parents can watch live entertainment and buy unique presents from local crafters, children can explore our Christmas trail and meet Santa in the Grotto.

Tiger Day 16

Dedicated to the world’s most infamous tank, Tiger 131. See only running Tiger I in action at the Home of the Tank. WW2 tank display, Living History & more. Standard and Premium tickets on sale now.