The biggest model show in the South West is back!
This year’s Autumn model show will be bigger than ever – with indoor and outdoor traders and displays, plus sci-fi and more. Traders, exhibitors and modelling demonstrations alongside the real thing. Model planes, ships, sci-fi, trains and, of course, tanks of all types and sizes will be available to see, make and purchase.
- 10 September 2022
- Open 9am to 5pm
- Traders & Exhibitors
- Specialist talks and tours
- Live Model Displays
- Outdoor & indoor event
- Sci-Fi entertainment from the Charity Dalek Squad
- Explore The Tank Museum
Pre-book your tickets or Annual Pass returns in advance to guarantee entry and save on admission tickets. Pre-booking will also get you fast-track entry into the Model Show, so you’ll get to the traders before everyone else.
Get hands-on with modelling activities throughout the day.
- Test your Scalextrics skills on a bespoke Tank Museum track, including fastest lap leaderboard
- Could you fly a model plane? Find out with Model Flying Simulation Software from the British Model Flying Association
- Model Building with Models for Heroes – a not-for-profit which supports current and former armed forces and emergency services personnel
- Mini-modellers can enjoy colouring and paper tank building activities
Learn more about modelling from the experts.
- Guest talks and demonstrations from Mig AMMO
- Hone your skills with airbrushing workshops from Model Inspirations
- Get your modelling questions answered by The Tank Museum Volunteer Modellers
Models in action around the site.
- Charity Dalek Squad will be patrolling the site all day. Find out who they want to EXTERMINATE at their Dalek Q&A
- See a recreation of the D-Day landings by the Portsmouth Model Boat Display Team, including pyrotechnics!
- Watch (mini) tanks in action at the large remote control tank display area outside the Museum
- See remote-control model trucks and diggers from Bournemouth RC Truck and Construction
Buy models, paints and more, plus be inspired by exhibitors from around the UK.
- See models of all sizes and types throughout the Museum
- List of traders and exhibitors coming soon!
- Browse The Tank Museum’s shop and book fair
Please book your arrival slot to guarantee entry, even if you already have a ticket, Annual Pass or membership.