Extra Activities

Dig deeper into the collection with one of the Museum’s family activities.

Have you ever wondered… how to float a tank?

Running every Saturday and Sunday, get stuck into some hands-on science with our first “have you ever wondered” activity. Learn how they floated a 30 ton tank in WWII, and try it for yourself on a miniature scale. Fun and educational, perfect for the budding scientist or engineer.

Photography of the Tank Museum's Sherman DD tank with the skirt deployed

Commander Basil Trail

Our classic stamp trail has been been redesigned, starring Commander Basil! Collect all the stamps around the Museum and get a free prize. Perfect for kids of all ages and filled with fun tank facts, plus a word-search. You can read all about the real Commander Basil, Basil Henriques, in the Tank Man exhibition.

Photograph of Tank Museum merchandise on a tank, featuring a green Sherman slipper and a teddy bear wearing a tank commanders outfit

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