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’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.
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
Fan of Tiger 131? Want to get closer than ever before? For only £5, get the chance to ride inside! Buy raffle tickets here.
To make room for the Tiger Collection, several vehicles had to be moved. This included the pre-production Tiger II, or King Tiger Porsche.
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.
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.
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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.
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