Support the ongoing conservation of our historic vehicles, and preserve our collections now and for generations to come.
The Tank Museum is a registered charity and independent Museum, accredited by Arts Council England. As a not for profit organisation, all surplus income is reinvested into the collection.
Become a member of the Friends to support The Tank Museum and receive great perks, including free entry, discounts, Tracklink magazine, early access to Premium tickets, and more.
Choose from three different tiers, and, whether you join as a Gold Friend or a Tracklink subscriber, this membership scheme provides a valuable contribution to the continuation of the collection.
Patreon is a membership platform which allows supporters and online followers of The Tank Museum to donate monthly in exchange for various benefits.
With memberships starting at just £1 a month, you can get access to exclusive behind-the-scenes videos and Q&As, Tank Museum merchandise, or, for our highest tiers, a guided tour of the Museum from Curator David Willey.
Support The Tank Museum’s YouTube Channel via YouTube Membership. For just £4.99 a month, get ad free and early access to new videos, exclusive monthly Curator Q&As, a ‘Thank You’ on the YouTube Community tab when you join, and more!
Make a one-off donation using PayPal Giving Fund. Perfect for UK or international supports, 100% of the donation goes to the charity with no admin fees for either party.
You can choose how much you want to donate, Gift Aid, and remain anonymous, this is a fast, flexible way of supporting the Museum. A PayPal account is required.
Volunteers provide The Tank Museum with fantastic support. Through their passion and enthusiasm they help to enhance the visitor experience, improve access to our world-class collection and provide assistance behind the scenes.
As a volunteer you could:
- Help us to create an unforgettable experience for our visitors
- Get involved with our unique collection and help make our objects and records accessible to a wider audience
- Support our Museum Guide Team to engage, encourage and inspire young visitors
- Support our Workshop Team in the maintenance and restoration of our exceptional collection of historical vehicles
- Gain valuable hands-on experience and skills throughout a variety of Museum roles
Our volunteers say that volunteering with us is a great way to gain skills and experience, meet new people and fuel their appetite for history.
Take the first step to finding out for yourself by visiting our Museum recruitment page today for more information and details of the latest opportunities.
The Volunteer Programme is open to anyone aged 18 and over.
We mark donations of £500 or more with a personalised tile on the 500 Club wall in The Tank Museum’s Orientation Area. The 500 Club highlights some of our most generous donors, from individuals who have supported us for years, local organisations and tank battalions, and families who want a lasting tribute to a loved one. Find out more here.
You can donate to The Tank Museum via cheque, made out to The Tank Museum and posted to The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG
If you want to donate regularly but not through one of our membership schemes, we can set up a direct debit for you. Get in touch via [email protected]
Gift Aiding Donations
If you are a UK taxpayer, you can apply Gift Aid to your one-off or regular donations. Please fill in the one-off declaration form here and the form for multiple donations here.
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