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TIGER 131 RESTORATION: PART IX RESTORATION ...

Feb 20, 2019No Comments

In Part IX of the story of Tiger 131’s restoration, the Tiger has its Tankfest and Tiger Day debut. Tiger 131 was captured in April 1943.  In September 1951 it was passed to the Tank Museum where it soon became

Driving home

TIGER 131 RESTORATION: PART VIII THE FINAL ...

Feb 20, 2019No Comments

In Part VIII of the story of Tiger 131’s restoration, the Tiger ‘s restoration nears completion. Tiger 131 was captured in April 1943.  In September 1951 it was passed to the Tank Museum where it soon became one of the

Ride the Tiger

TIGER 131 RIDE EBAY AUCTION – NOW CLO...

Jan 30, 2019No 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. The Tank Museum are giving you the opportunity to ride inside Tiger 131 on Tiger Day

Elefant in The Tiger Collection

ELEFANT STAYING UNTIL 30 JANUARY 2019

Jan 21, 2019No Comments

The Elefant tank, part of the Tiger Tank Collection, is staying on display until January 2019.

Tiger Ride

WIN A RIDE IN TIGER 131!

Jan 18, 20191 Comment

Fan of Tiger 131? Want to get closer than ever before? For only £5, buy a raffle ticket for the chance to ride inside!

Tiger Day 12

TIGER DAY 12 – 14 SEPTEMBER 2019 R...

Jan 17, 2019No Comments

Tiger 131, one of the tank stars of Brad Pitt’s Second World War blockbuster ‘Fury’, will make one of its two yearly outings at The Tank Museum in September.

Tank Chat 36 Tiger 131

TANK CHATS #36 TIGER 131

Apr 16, 20181 Comment

Tiger 131 is the most famous tank in The Tank Museum’s collection and arguably the most famous tank in the world.

Tank Chat 42 Elefant

TANK CHATS #42 ELEFANT

Apr 16, 2018No Comments

Originally known as the Ferdinand, then later renamed Elefant, 90 of this heavily armed and armoured vehicle were built, seeing service in the Soviet Union, Italy and Germany.

Tank Chat 47 King Tiger

TANK CHATS #47 KING TIGER

Apr 16, 2018No Comments

Known variously as the Tiger Ausf. B, Tiger II or Königstiger (the British also referred to it as the ‘Royal Tiger’), 489 Tiger IIs, were produced at the Henschel assembly plant, between January 1944 and March 1945. However, despite lacking

Tiger 131's driver's hatch

TIGER 131 RESTORATION: PART VI ODDITIES

Apr 02, 20182 Comments

In Part VI of the story of Tiger 131’s restoration, the quirks of the tank are revealed.  Tiger 131 was captured in April 1943.  In September 1951 it was passed to the Tank Museum where it soon became one of