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 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.
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.
Explore Tiger 131 with World of Tanks Virtual Reality 360°. Richard Cutland from Wargaming takes you through The Tank Museum’s most famous tank.
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.
The Sturmtiger is represented in the Tiger Collection, both virtually courtesy of World of Tanks and through its massive 380mm gun.
The massive Pre-Production Tiger II represents the high point of wartime German tank design. It is one of two Tiger IIs in The Tiger Collection.