Go behind the scenes at The Tank Museum and get inside the parts of the Museum off limits to the general public.

Formerly known as Access All Areas, this experience day will take you inside the Workshop, Archive – and a First World War tank.

  • 4 tours throughout the day
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • Complimentary Souvenir Guidebook, worth £5
  • Includes Annual Pass
  • Tickets available 21 May, 16 July and 26 November

Behind the Scenes Tours

Explore The Tank Museum Workshops and Vehicle Conservation Centre.

Find out how our vehicles are maintained and restored by our dedicated workshop staff and take a closer look at over a hundred additional tanks and vehicles in our Vehicle Conservation Centre.

A guided tour of our Archive & Library and Supporting Collections Study Centre.

See a number of fascinating items that are not on public display and find out how the Curatorial team work behind the scenes to record, preserve and store them for future generations.

Get inside a First World War tank. 

Get closer than ever before to our unique Collection and enjoy the unique opportunity to get inside the Mark IV tank.

A tour of The Tank Museum’s flagship exhibition with one of our experts.

Get a deep dive into the extensive collection with a potted history of the tank, told through 30 of the most iconic armoured vehicles in history.

Tank Collection

Explore the world’s best collection of tanks.

Plan Your Visit

All you need to know before visiting.


Our stories: nine powerful exhibitions in seven large halls.