Tiger Day Spring Programme

What’s on, when, on 22 April 2023!

Please note all vehicles are subject to mechanical availability. 


Site Opens


Full Site
08:30 - 17:00

Archive & Supporting Collection Item Handling

See and touch items related to the Tiger tank from our Archive and Supporting Collection.

Tank Story Hall
08:30 - 13:30

VCC Balcony Open

Get inside the Vehicle Conservation Centre and see the 100+ vehicles not on public display.


Vehicle Conservation  Centre
10:00 - 10:30

Wheeled Vehicle & German Wartime Motorcycles Display

Learn about wheeled vehicles and German wartime motorcycles.

Featuring the Kettenkrad, Daimler Dingo, Morris Armoured Car, Steyr Staff Car, M16 Half-Track, Daimler Armoured Car, Hotchkiss Jeep, Zündapp KS 750, and more. 

Kuwait Arena
10:45 - 12:45

Vehicle Rides in the Arena

Ride in a real tracked vehicle – a Cold War M548 troop carrier. £4 per person or £13.50 for a family of four, pay on the day.

Kuwait Arena
13:00 - 13:30

Tank Chats Live

Find out about the type of tank that took out Tiger 131, and other anti-tank weapons.

Featuring the Churchill Mark IV and anti-tank weapons. 

Kuwait Arena
13:30 - 14:30

Main Arena Display including Battle Re-enactment

The display will feature Tiger 131 alongside other WW2 tanks, and include a re-enactment of its capture on 24 April 1943, specially for the 80th anniversary on 24 April.

Featuring Tiger I, Panzer III, Matilda II, M3 Stuart, Churchill Mark III, M4A2 Sherman ‘Fury’, M4A4 Sherman, M24 Chaffee, Comet A34, Centurion Pz 57/60, Panzer I, Daimler Dingo and more

Kuwait Arena
14:45 - 16:30

Tank Access in the Arena

Get close up to the tanks that appeared in the display and talk to the crews.

Kuwait Arena

Explore the VCC Floor

Get inside the Vehicle Conservation Centre and see the 100+ vehicles not on public display.

Vehicle Conservation Centre

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