Festive fun for the whole family at Dorset’s largest indoor attraction – open every day this winter (excl. 24-26 December).
Keep your kids engaged with child-friendly activities this Christmas season. From seeing Santa arrive in a tank at our Christmas fair, Dorset Christmas, to dressing up, colouring, and festive trails, there’s tonnes to see and do at The Tank Museum!
Plus, all tickets include an Annual Pass so you can come back for free as many times as you like for a year.
- Open 10am-5pm every day (excl. 24-26 December)
- 10 interactive exhibitions, all indoors!
- A Dorset Christmas: 18-19 November. Craft fair, meet Santa, festive food and live entertainment. Find out more HERE.
- ‘Frank on a Tank’ elf trail running 18 November – 2 January
- Free Christmas colouring throughout the school holidays
- Onsite restaurant, café, parking & free soft play
Book online to save 10%!
- In partnership with Dorset Team – Dorset-based designer-makers and sellers on Etsy
- 18-19 November, 10am – 5pm
- Stalls selling high-quality local products
- See Santa arrive in a tank
- First 50 visitors every day get free goody bag!
- “Frank on a Tank” elf trail for kids
- Festive food and drink from The Tank Museum Restaurant and Café
- Live entertainment
- Dorset’s largest indoor attraction, with 300 tanks in 10 powerful exhibitions – all inside
- Colour in a Christmas card to take home
- Explore with the Frank on a Tank Elf Trail
- See what Christmas looked like during WW2 in our festive 1940s house and shop
- Interactive games and dressing up in all of our exhibitions, plus soft play and outdoor play area
- Festive photo opportunity outside the Museum – light-up tank with reindeer
- Plenty of free parking and 1.5 miles from Wool station
- Fully wheelchair accessible, Wellbeing Room for some quiet time, and sensory backpacks and communications cards available to borrow for free
- Onsite restaurant and café serving a range of hot meals, snacks and drinks. We use local suppliers so expect Dorset Tea, Piddle Brewery beer, and meat from local farmers