South West Model Show

The biggest model show in the South West is back! 

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.

  • 4-5 September 2021
  • Open 10am to 5pm
  • Traders & Exhibitors
  • Specialist talks and tours
  • Explore The Tank Museum

Learn more about modelling from the experts.

  • Model Building with Models for Heroes – a not-for-profit which supports current and former armed forces and emergency services personnel
  • Airbrushing workshop with Model Innovations
  • Could you fly a model plane? Find out with Model Flying Simulation Software from the British Model Flying Association
  • Full programme coming soon

See models in action around the site.

  • Charity Daleks will be exploring the Museum all weekend
  • Model boat display (including pyrotechnics!) from Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team
  • Large remote control tank display area outside the Museum
  • Full programme coming soon

Buy models, paints and more, plus be inspired by exhibitors from around the UK.

  • See all confirmed traders and exhibitors below – more to come!
  • Pop-up market from Dorset Food & Drink on Saturday 4 September
  • Browse The Tank Museum’s shop, book fair, and Cobi pop-up stall

TICKET PRICES

To support social distancing, we've put a limit on daily visitors. Please book your slot to guarantee entry, even if you already have a ticket, Annual Pass or membership.

FREE ANNUAL PASS WITH EVERY TICKET!
ONLINE
ON THE DOOR
Adult (17+)
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£14.00
ON THE DOOR
£15.00
Child (5-16)
ONLINE
£8.75
ON THE DOOR
£9.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)
ONLINE
£38.50
ON THE DOOR
£41.00
Family (1 Adult + 2 Children)
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£27.50
ON THE DOOR
£28.75
Child (Under 5)
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ON THE DOOR
Free
Concessions
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Models

Can’t wait? Check out The Tank Museum’s selection.

Exhibitions

Our stories: nine powerful exhibitions in seven large halls.

Plan Your Visit

All you need to know before visiting.

  • Aerobilia
  • Falcon aviation
  • Mark Spicer
  • Affinity Models
  • Haya UK Ltd
  • Armorpax
  • Models For Sale Ltd
  • Armortek Tanks
  • Radio Controlled Tank Regiment
  • Independent Tankers
  • Southern Armour Group
  • Mendip Modellers
  • British Model Flying Association
  • Gulf War S.I.G
  • Edinburgh Model Boat Club
  • RBL Ferndown Model Society
  • IPMS Romsey
  • IPMS Salisbury
  • IPMS DORSET
  • Three Greens Models
  • IPMS Churchill SIG
  • IPMS Plymouth Model Club
  • North Devon Model Society
  • Private modeller
  • IPMS Dartmoor
  • The Earley Risers IPMS
  • Isca Model Club (IPMS Exeter)
  • Bainton bricks
  • Models for Heroes
  • Caen Model Club
  • Aldingbourne Modellers IPMS
  • Mark Jones Models
  • Just For Fun Modellers