Historical Events in Dorset

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



    06 Apr

    The Tank Museum

    06/04/2019 To 22/04/2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Tanks in Action Displays – Every Weekday
    See Tanks roll into action at 1pm every weekday, starting on Monday 22nd of October. Realistic lifelike explosions and expert commentary. Learn how tanks have evolved and how they are used in battle in this action.

    Vehicle Rides – Every Day
    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 from 1.30pm during the holidays, a £4 pp charge applies.

    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 inside soft play area, adjacent to our Café. Plus free family trails to keep them absorbed with teasers and puzzles!

     

    16 Feb

    The Tank Museum

    16/02/2019 To 24/02/2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    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.

    South West Model Show February 16-17
    Start 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.

    27 Apr

    The Tank Museum

    27/04/2019 To 27/04/2019

    9:00 am To 6:00 pm

    Tiger Day 11, 27 April. In 2019 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!

    Tiger Day 11 is advance tickets only. There will not be any tickets available to buy on the day. You will need a Tiger Day 11 ticket to enter the Museum. Annual Passes are not valid.

    Find out more here: https://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt65576

    01 Dec

    The Tank Museum

    01/12/2018 To 02/12/2018

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Dont miss…

    • Father Christmas and the Grinch arriving by tank on both days
    • Santa’s Grotto (£4 charge)
    • FREE family Christmas Photo
    • Christmas Carvery Lunch (additional charge)
    • FREE Face painting
    • Christmas Market
    • Vintage Tea
    • Live music
    • Vintage Vehicle Display
      Plus much, much more!
    30 Mar

    Lulworth Castle, East Lulworth, Dorset, BH20 5QS

    30/03/2018 To 02/04/2018

    10:30 am To 5:00 pm

    It’s back! This Easter come ‘down the rabbit hole’ for some great family fun at Lulworth Castle. Join us every day from Friday 30 March to Monday 2 April between 10.30-5pm.

    Inspired by the fantastical story of Alice in Wonderland, you can expect a whole host of fun activities including themed trails, Easter hunts, crafts, bouncy castle (weather permitting, age 7+), soft play for under 4s, crazy golf and, of course, white rabbits and Easter Eggs!!

    Don’t forget to go and meet the Mad Hatter in the Castle whilst you’re exploring ….Refreshments will be available including light lunches, cream teas, hot drinks, cakes and ice creams.

    Tickets include Free Parking. Adults £8, Child £6, under 4’s free. Family Ticket (2 adults, 3 children) £30.

    Tickets can be bought online here or on the day.