Headline Posts
PORSCHE AND HENSCHEL TURRETS? (March 24, 2017 2:57 pm)
CAPTURING THE JAGDTIGER (March 3, 2017 10:37 am)
KNOCKING OUT A KING TIGER (February 28, 2017 4:10 pm)
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN COMET (February 28, 2017 4:09 pm)
THE FIRST TIGER I (February 27, 2017 5:20 pm)

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Henschel King Tiger

PORSCHE AND HENSCHEL TURRETS?

Mar 24, 2017No Comments

Both turrets used on the Tiger II were designed and built by the Krupp company.  So why are they so often called the ‘Porsche’ and ‘Henschel’ turrets?

Jagdtiger Capture

CAPTURING THE JAGDTIGER

Mar 03, 2017No Comments

The Tank Museum’s Jagdtiger has chassis no. 305004. It was one of eleven (plus an unarmoured prototype) which were fitted with the Porsche suspension system. 

King Tiger at Le Plessis Grimoult

KNOCKING OUT A KING TIGER

Feb 28, 20171 Comment

David Fletcher looks into the story of one of the first Tiger II (King Tiger) being knocked out in Le Plessis Grimoult, using only luck and a two inch mortar. 

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CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN COMET

Feb 28, 20171 Comment

In the wooded countryside close to the Aller River in Germany, a small action took place between a lone Tiger and Comet tanks belonging to 3rd Royal Tank Regiment in 11th Armoured Division.

First Tiger I

THE FIRST TIGER I

Feb 27, 2017No Comments

Although The Tank Museum have the first Tiger I to be captured by the British, it was not the first Tiger I to be produced.

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.