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October Half Term - A Secret War

Half Term fun for the whole family to enjoy!

The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life. Experience the biggest day out in history with 100 years of history, 300 tanks, kids activities, and more at Dorset’s largest indoor attraction.

This October Half Term, children can find out more about spies during wartime, including a new Cluedo trail and writing secret messages.

  • Open daily 9am-5pm
  • Special Half Term family activities – more details coming soon!
  • Onsite restaurant, café, parking & free soft play
  • Free kids trails and dressing up
  • All indoors – great for a rainy day
  • Allow 4-5hrs for your visit
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Whether your age and knowledge of tanks, there’s tonnes to see and do at The Tank Museum. 

  • The Museum is Dorset’s largest indoor attraction, with 300 tanks in 10 powerful exhibitions – all inside.
  • New Cluedo trail – explore the museum, decipher the clues and work out who killed the curator!
  • Send secret messages to your friends and family using our Morse code machine and invisible writing.
  • There are interactive games and dressing up in all of our exhibitions to keep children entertained and engaged.

Kids can let off steam in our free, tank shaped soft play area, situated in our Cold War Hall. 

  • The soft play is open from 10am to 4pm and is suitable for children aged between 3 and 11.
  • All children must be wearing socks and must be supervised.
  • The soft play is right beside our café, and has comfy chairs for parents to relax in.

TICKET PRICES

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FREE ANNUAL PASS WITH EVERY TICKET!
ONLINE
ON THE DOOR
Adult (16+)
ONLINE
£14.50
ON THE DOOR
£16.00
Child (4-15)
ONLINE
£8.50
ON THE DOOR
£9.00
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children)
ONLINE
£39.25
ON THE DOOR
£42.50
Family (2 Adults + 1 Child)
ONLINE
£33.90
ON THE DOOR
£37
Family (1 Adult + 2 Children)
ONLINE
£27.50
ON THE DOOR
£29.50
Child (Under 4)
ONLINE
ON THE DOOR
Free
Concessions
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Exhibitions

Our stories: nine powerful exhibitions in seven large halls.

Plan Your Visit

All you need to know before visiting.

What To See & Do

Tonnes to see & do for all the family.