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    Tiger Day 11, 27 April. In 2019 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena. As the only running Tiger I tank in the world you really can't afford to miss it! Tiger Day 11 is advance tickets only. There will not be any tickets available to buy on the day. You will need a Tiger Day 11 ticket to enter the Museum. Annual Passes are not valid. Find out more here: https://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt65576
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    Tiger Day 12, 14th September. In 2019 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena. As the only running Tiger I tank in the world you really can't afford to miss it! Tiger Day 12 is advance tickets only. There will not be any tickets available to buy on the day. You will need a Tiger Day 12 ticket to enter the Museum. Annual Passes are not valid. Find out more here: https://www.tankmuseum.org/whats-on/events/bovevt67292
  3. So i have heard on a good authority that as part of tank museums organising of a new exhibit based around Tiger family of tanks, they out on loan the Panzerjäger Tiger (P) Elefant from the US (which is currently in storage at US Army Ordnance Museum) I believe my source is fairly trustworthy, so i would be interested to know whether this is correct.
  4. In 2016 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena; Tiger Day and Tankfest 25th & 26th June. As the only running Tiger 1 tank in the world you really can't afford to miss it! Please note: Tiger Day is a Special Event Day so pre-existing annual passes will NOT be valid. Special event admission prices apply .The Museum will open at 10.00am with a range of World War Two talks and tours taking place throughout the day including the opportunity to get close to Tiger. The highlight of the day will be at 1.30pm, when Tiger 131 makes its return into the Kuwait arena*. The 30 minute display will examine and compare this World War Two beast to its Axis and Allied contemporaries; including Matilda I, Valentine, T-34, Panzer III, Kettenkrad, and Sherman. The display will also examine the impact Tiger had on future tank design, with Centurion and Leopard*. Please note that access to the arena will be solely for those with a valid Museum ticket. The Vehicle Conservation Centre will be open from 10am – 4.30pm allowing access to the main floor.
  5. Your first chance to see Tiger 131 in action after its starring role in the Hollywood Blockbuster FURY... In 2015 Tiger 131 will only make two appearances in our arena; Tiger Day – 2nd May and Tankfest 27th & 28th June. As the only running Tiger 1 tank in the world you really can't afford to miss it! The Museum will open at 10.00am with a range of World War Two talks and tours taking place throughout the day, including the opportunity to get close to Tiger. The Vehicle Conservation Centre will be open from 10am – 5pm allowing access to the main floor, this allows visitors unprecedented access to the museum’s extended collection of tanks and other military vehicles. The highlight of the day will be at 1.30pm, when Tiger 131 makes its return into the Kuwait arena*. The 30 minute display will examine and compare this World War Two beast to its Axis and Allied contemporaries; including Matilda II, Panzer III, T-34 and Sherman. The display will also examine the impact Tiger had on future tank design, with Centurion and Leopard*. Please note that access to the arena will be solely for those with a valid Museum ticket. *As with all our historic machines, the appearance of the Tiger tank in the display is subject to its mechanical reliability on the day. SEE TIGER 131 IN ACTION! We’ve put together a short film from 2014’s Tiger Day: If you would like to learn more about the history of Tiger 131 please click here Ticket Options: Please note: Tiger Day is a Special Event Day so pre-existing annual passes will NOT be valid. Special event admission prices apply
  6. *For a limited time, the Museum is running an eBay auction to win one of two places on this experience.* Are you a Tiger 131 fan? Want to get closer to this vehicle than ever before? Then this is the experience for you. You will get an insight into the preparation involved in getting Tiger 131 ready for its appearance at this years Tiger Day. The experience includes a ride in Tiger 131 and assisting in the health check required to get this vehicle up and running. This is your chance to get up close and personal with the Tiger! Raffle tickets are just £5 for your chance to win this incredible experience. Buy your Tiger 131 Workshop Experience Raffle tickets here. Details Date: Wednesday 29th April 2015 Location: Museum (Tank Story Hall) & Workshops Time: Arrival at 8.30am – Full day experience, expect to be finished around 4.00pm. Age & Height Limit: Must be 17 or over, and at least 1.4m (4.6ft) tall Please note this experience is hands on - expect to get dirty! Coveralls will be provided, though please wear suitable clothing underneath and steel toe cap shoes. The Tank Museum will provide coveralls and Personal Protective Equipment. Programme 8.30am - Tea / Coffee in the Museum Restaurant meet Workshop Manager & Tiger Tank Team. Health and Safety Brief. 9.00am - Head to Tiger 131 in Tank Story Hall, Workshop Manager gives a short talk on the vehicle. 9.30am - Commence pre start safety checks: Includes, installing batteries, lifting engine decks, checking oil levels, turning the engine over using the inertia starter, checking fuel levels, etc. 11.00am - Start the engine, more checks, warm up period, Tiger drives to workshop, your chance to ride in the vehicle. 12.00pm - Lunch in Museum Restaurant with Tiger Tank Team. 1.00pm - Return to the workshop, tour of workshop. 1.30pm - Commence short service. Includes Cleaning oil spill, drivers compartment, clean turret floor, general grease to manual, check final drive levels, check all track pins, clean outer hull etc. 3.00pm - Tea and cakes with workshop staff. 3.30pm - Look at history of Tiger 131 photos in Workshop Manager’s office followed by any questions. 4.00pm - Free time to look around museum and visit the Tank Museum shop. Health & Safety Person must be over 17 years of age. At least 1.4m (4ft 6’’). Must be able to climb on vehicles unaided. Fit and able to enter the vehicle through a cramped hatchway. Has no allergy to oil, grease, fuel vapour, antifreeze odour. Is not afraid of heights ( a lot of standing on the vehicle). This experience is not suitable for people who are claustrophobic. No cameras allowed on or inside the vehicle. Any photos taken on the day, are for personal use only. No spectators. There are two places available for this experience, one will be allocated to the raffle winner and the other to the winner of the eBay auction. Please Note: When buying raffle tickets, customers will not receive a hard copy of their tickets. Instead they will be sent an email and reference number confirming their purchase. All proceeds go to The Tank Museum's Endowment Fund. Raffle Terms and Conditions Online ticket sales will close a midnight on 13th April. Winner must be available on 29th April 2015 to claim their prize from The Tank Museum. Travel to the Museum will be at the winners’ expense. This date is not transferable. Prizes are only transferable at the discretion of The Tank Museum. Health and Safety conditions as listed above. Height restriction: the winner must be over 1.4m. By entering the draw, you are consenting to receive communications from The Tank Museum. Standard terms and conditions apply. Promoted by Richard Smith, The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG. Registered with Purbeck District Council in accordance with the Gambling Act 2005.
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