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Captured Tiger I

VEHICLE HISTORY: TIGER I

Jan 11, 20171 Comment

Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf E (Sd Kfz 181), also known as Tiger I, is one of the most notorious tanks of all time.

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.

Elefant

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

Running Tiger 131

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. 

Inside the Tanks: The Tiger 1 parts 1-4 Wargaming

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. 

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.

JOE EKINS

Dec 16, 20164 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

CAPTURE OF TIGER 131

Dec 08, 20164 Comments

Until September 2017, this was the accepted story of the capture of Tiger 131. New evidence has found it to be incorrect. Find the new story here.

THE LEGEND OF THE TIGER TANK

Dec 08, 20166 Comments

Was the Tiger really the King of the Battlefield in Word War Two? Few tanks inspire as much awe and fascination as The Tiger Tank, but does it warrant its reputation?