Historical Events in Dorset

Details of historical events in Dorset, UK can be found in this section of the Visit Dorset website.



    29 Jun

    The Tank Museum

    29/06/2018 To 01/07/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    This Summer Holiday explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history…

    See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Tuesday 24 July. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action.

    Experience for yourself the thrill of riding in an M548 tracked vehicle. This working example of military hardware seats 16 at a time – so the whole family can jump on together. Available every day, 11.30am – 4.30pm, during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies.

    Take part in a range of family activities. Kids can also let off steam in our outdoor play area and in our new inside soft play area, adjacent to our Café. Plus free family trails to keep them absorbed with teasers and puzzles!

    29 Jun

    The Tank Museum

    29/06/2018 To 01/07/2018

    9:00 am To 6:00 pm

    The world’s biggest display of historic moving armour.

    Join us for the world’s biggest and best live display of historic armour, living history, and much more at the Home of the Tank – The Tank Museum, Bovington.  

    26 May

    The Tank Museum

    26/05/2018 To 03/06/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    This May Half Term explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history…

    Start your May Half Term with a bang with the Sci-Fi invasion on the 26-27 May. Meet your favourite sci-fi characters and enjoy themed talks and tours in The Tank Museum’s second annual sci-fi invasion. Find out more here http://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt53878

    See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Monday 28 May. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action.

    Experience for yourself the thrill of riding in an M548 tracked vehicle. This working example of military hardware seats 16 at a time – so the whole family can jump on together. Available every day, 11.30am – 4.30pm, during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies.

    28 Apr

    The Tank Museum

    28/04/2018 To 28/04/2018

    9:00 am To 6:00 pm

    In 2018 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena. As the only running Tiger I tank in the world you really can’t afford to miss it!

     

    While you’re not watching Tiger 131, its contemporaries and more in the arena display, you can explore the Tiger Exhibition, peruse traders and exhibitors around the site, or take a tracked vehicle ride yourself.

    30 Mar

    The Tank Museum

    30/03/2018 To 15/04/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    This Easter Holiday explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history…

    See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Friday 30 March. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action.

    Experience for yourself the thrill of riding in an M548 tracked vehicle. This working example of military hardware seats 16 at a time – so the whole family can jump on together. Available every day, 11.30am – 4.30pm, during the holidays, a £3.50pp charge applies.

    Take part in a range of family activities. Kids can also let off steam in our outdoor play area and in our new inside soft play area, adjacent to our Café. Plus free family trails to keep them absorbed with teasers and puzzles!

    10 Feb

    The Tank Museum

    10/02/2018 To 11/02/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    The Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the UK to exhibit their models throughout the Museum. Miniature, Remote Control and Scale models will all be in attendance.

    Over two days, view a large selection of exhibitors from across the modelling spectrum ranging from boats, planes, motor racing cars and of course militaria and armoured warfare models.

    A number of traders and stockists will be situated throughout the Museum.

    If you are inspired by the models on display, The Tank Museum’s own volunteer modelling association will be in attendance and will be on hand to give advice in creating your own miniature scale model. Get inspired and discover the hints and tricks behind making your own miniature.

    Due to the nature of the event, there will be a limited number of Museum tours and talks taking place throughout the day. Some of the indoor exhibits may also be obstructed from public view.

    10 Feb

    The Tank Museum

    10/02/2018 To 18/02/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    This February Half Term explore The Tank Museum and experience the biggest day out in history!

    South West Model Show February 10-11
    Start off your holiday with the biggest model show in the South West. The Tank Museum will be inviting exhibitors from across the UK to exhibit their models throughout the Museum. Miniature, Remote Control and Scale models will all be in attendance.

    Tonnes of Fun for Families!

    Take part in a range of family activities. Kids can also let off steam in our outdoor play area and in our new inside soft play area, adjacent to our Café. Plus free family trails to keep them absorbed with teasers and puzzles!

     

    Tours and Craft Activities

    Climb inside a Modern Battle tank and be wowed with talks and tours. Find out more about life in the trenches and get hands on with craft activities.

    02 Dec

    The Tank Museum,

    02/12/2017 To 03/12/2017

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Stepping back in time, Vintage Christmas brings fantastic entertainment, an incredible festive market and historical education in a unique setting.

    Not only will you be entertained throughout, you can shop till you drop in our extensive vintage market for all those unique Christmas gifts that you won’t find anywhere on the high street.

    Find out more http://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt53881