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Tank Museum crew on the set of Fury

TIGER 131 STARS IN FURY

Jan 10, 2017No Comments

In 2015 Tiger 131 took a two-week trip to star alongside Brad Pitt and one of the Tank Museum’s Shermans in the film Fury.

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VEHICLE HISTORY: THE ELEFANT

Dec 20, 20161 Comment

The Elefant is a guest vehicle of The Tiger Collection as is one of only two surviving examples in the world. The Tank Museum are very excited to display it in Europe for the first time since the Second World

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SEE INSIDE RUNNING TIGER 131

Dec 19, 2016No Comments

A rare chance to see what it’s like inside the running Tiger 131. The clip shows a short test run of Tiger 131 at the Tank Museum in Bovington, England. 

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INSIDE TIGER 131 WITH WARGAMING

Dec 19, 2016No Comments

Watch Richard Cutland of Wargaming and David Willey, Tank Museum Curator, explore The Tank Museum’s Tiger 131 in this four part video series. 

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TANK CHATS #17 TIGER 1

Dec 19, 20161 Comment

David Willey, The Tank Museum Curator and co-author of the Tiger Tank Owner’s Workshop Manual, presents this episode of Tank Chats on the subject of the most famous tank in the Bovington collection – and perhaps the world – the

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TIGER DAY TRAILER VII & VIII

Dec 19, 2016No Comments

In 2017, Tiger Day will take place on both 29 April and 16 September. These two dates will be the only opportunities all year to see Tiger 131, the only functioning Tiger 1 in the world, running. For Tiger fans

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ELEFANT ARRIVAL

Dec 16, 20161 Comment

Seventy-two years after it fell into Allied hands, the Elefant, one of the largest combat vehicles to see action in the Second World War has arrived safely at The Tank Museum in Dorset.

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THE TIGER COLLECTION

Dec 16, 20162 Comments

In a world first, The Tank Museum is planning an exhibition that will bring every member of the Tiger Tank family together in one display: The Tiger Collection – The Tanks, The Terror & The Truth. 

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JOE EKINS

Dec 16, 20163 Comments

Joe Ekins remains one of the most famous WWII British tank gunners for taking down three Tiger tanks with five shots, including that of Nazi panzer ace Michael Wittman. With The Tiger Collection opening in April, it is vital not