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Elefant overhaul

TANK OVERHAUL: THE ELEFANT – PART 2

Feb 24, 2017No Comments

In 2008 the US Army Ordnance Museum gave the Elefant a cosmetic restoration, filmed as part of the Canadian documentary series Tank Overhaul. This is the second part of the 50 minute programme.

Tiger Collection Updates

TIGER COLLECTION UPDATES

Feb 14, 2017No Comments

After six weeks of building work, the Tiger exhibition is gradually taking shape. With the painting of the space complete, the repainting of the Tiger II Porsche and Jagdtiger can commence.

Tiger 131 Engine

TIGER 131 ENGINE MAINTENANCE

Feb 14, 2017No Comments

Tiger 131’s engine is undergoing some routine maintenance, to make sure it is in perfect working order in time for Tiger Day VII on 29 April.

Tiger 131 ebay auction

TIGER 131 RIDE EBAY AUCTION

Feb 10, 20172 Comments

Few living people can claim to have ridden in a World War Two Tiger Tank – you have the chance to be one of them.  In addition to the raffle, The Tank Museum are running an ebay auction giving you

TIGER RIDE RAFFLE

WIN A RIDE IN TIGER 131

Jan 31, 2017No Comments

Fan of Tiger 131? Want to get closer than ever before? For only £5, get the chance to ride inside! Buy raffle tickets here.

date with a tank

A DATE WITH A TANK

Jan 27, 20171 Comment

The Ministry of Information film, A Date with a Tank, was released in 1944, is a dramatisation of the race to destroy the Tiger I with the creation of the 17-pounder anti-tank guns.

Virtual reality Tiger 131

INSIDE TIGER 131: VIRTUAL REALITY

Jan 26, 20171 Comment

Explore Tiger 131 with World of Tanks Virtual Reality 360°. Richard Cutland from Wargaming takes you through The Tank Museum’s most famous tank. 

moving king tiger porsche

MOVING THE KING TIGER PORSCHE

Jan 24, 2017No Comments

To make room for the Tiger Collection, several vehicles had to be moved. This included the pre-production Tiger II, or King Tiger Porsche.

Moving Jagdtiger

MOVING THE JAGDTIGER

Jan 24, 2017No Comments

In preparation for The Tank Museum’s new exhibition, The Tiger Collection, several vehicles had to be relocated. This included the Jagdtiger, which was moved for the first time in at least 50 years.

Jagdpanther move

MOVING THE JAGDPANTHER

Jan 24, 2017No Comments

To make room for the Tiger Collection, several vehicles had to be moved. This included the Jagdpanther, which was moved for the first time in 40 years.