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Armourgeddon Military Museum

Southfields Farm
Husbands Bosworth
Leicestershire
LE17 6NW
UK

Tel: 01858 880239

At Armourgeddon Military Museum, you will find a wide variety of military exhibits including; tanks & artillery, rifles, interactive displays, WWII scenes, a large number of military vehicles to view and one that you can even climb inside, as well as a Normandy Café serving light refreshments.

Canadian Allied Forces 1940-1945

Beckerweg 11
Groningen
9731AW
NETHERLANDS

Tel: 0031(0)651 370717

Canadian Allied Forces is a foundation of WWII vehicles from bicycle to Sherman tanks and other militaria, weapons and clothing.

Cobbaton Combat Collection

Chittlehampton
Umberliegh
Devon
EX37 9SD
UK

Tel: 0044 (0)1769 540740

Opened in 1981, Preston Isaac’s collection now has over 60 British, Canadian and Warsaw Pact vehicles and artillery pieces, with thousands of smaller items on show. We can also sell you a button, or hire you a tank.

D-Day Experience

2 Village de l'Aumont
Saint-Come-du-Mont

50500
FRANCE

Tel: 0033 (0) 233 23 6195

Since June 2019, D-Day Experience offers the possibility to enter a new dimension: discover our 3D movie theater and relive the events of June 6, 1944 through a 36-minute long documentary dedicated to the invasion, which focuses on the decisive battle for Carentan in its second part.

Global War Museum

Mästarevägen 9
Munkedal
Sweden
455 35
SWEDEN

Tel: 0046 (0)524 127 02

Global War Museum is a private military museum featuring warfare from 1066 to 1966. We also provide vehicles and props for war films and documentaries.

Hack Green Secret Nuclear Bunker

P.O. Box 127
Nantwich
Cheshire

CW5 8AQ
UK

Tel: 07702 314814

At Hack Green you will be transported into the chilling world of the Cold War. Re-built in the 1980’s at a cost of over £32 million, it was transformed into the blast-proof headquarters you can explore today. Previously classified, you can see the governments preparations for nuclear war and step into the lives of those who worked here. There is a Minister of State’s office, life support, communication centre, decontamination facilities, telephone exchange and much more! View original broadcasts to be transmitted on all TV channels prior to nuclear attack. Hack Green is the home to the largest public display of nuclear weapons in Europe!

Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Aerodrome Road
Hawkinge, Folkestone
Kent
CT18 7AG
UK

Tel: 0044(0)1303 893140

The most important collection of Battle of Britain artefacts on show in the country. Aircraft - Vehicles - Weapons. Flying Equipment - Prints. Relics from over 700 crashed aircraft. Beverages and Snacks, Shop, Free Parking.

Maisy Battery

7 Route des Perruques
Grandcamp-Maisy
14450
FRANCE

Tel: 0044 7411 932197

Maisy Battery was one of the largest German defensive positions in the American landing area on D-day. It had the role of defending the coast behind the western end of Omaha Sector and at the southern edge of Utah Sector. Today, it is open to the public after being buried for over 60 years and you can walk through over 2 miles of original German trenches. You can go into bunker after bunker as you walk around this astonishing site.

Mémorial Pégasus

Avenue du Major Howard
Ranville
Normandie
14860
FRANCE

Tel: 0033 (0)231 78 19 44

The Mémorial Pegasus is dedicated to 6th British Airborne Division which landed on the eastern flank of the D-Day Beaches on 6th June 1944. Thousands of artefacts are presented, many donated to the museum by Veterans and their families. An archive film and guided visits help the visitor understand the momentous events of 1944. On display in the park of the museum, along with a full size copy of a Horsa Glider, is the original Pegasus Bridge, liberated by the airborne forces on D-Day.

Muckleburgh Military Collection

Weybourne
Norfolk
NR25 7EG
UK

Tel: 0044(0)1263 588210

The Muckleburgh Military Collection, the UK's largest privately owned working Military Collection with 25 Tanks all in working order. Why not come and visit us by landing at our Airstrip, there's so much to see! Including tanks, armoured cars, bombs, artillery and missiles used by the allied armies during World War II.
It incorporates the Suffolk and Norfolk Yeomanry Museum of uniforms, weapons, photographs and documents, RAF Reconnaissance and Air Sea Rescue and Marine Craft. There are items of artillery used in the Falkland Islands and uniforms, weapons and other equipment recovered from coalition and Iraqi armies in the Gulf War. Some post-war aircraft on display with a unique collection of model ships. Tank demonstrations and Rides make it an exciting days visit.

Musee 44 La Percee Du Bocage

5 rue du 19 Mars 1962
Saint Martin Des Besaces
14350
FRANCE

Tel: 0033(0)2 31 67 52 78

Normandy's best kept secret.
This wonderful museum tells the story of Operation Bluecoat and in particular the bloody fighting around the village which led to the British 11th Armoured breakthrough across the "Bridge of Bulls".

Norfolk Tank Museum

Station Road
Forncett St Peter
Norfolk
NR16 1HZ
UK

Tel: 0044(0)1508 532650

The Norfolk Tank Museum is an independent museum housing a collection of military vehicles, weapons and militaria including Deborah II, the replica Mk IV Tank as seen on Channel 4's documentary - Guy Martin's WWI Tank.
We are a hands on museum, were you can climb inside and experience the confirmed space and atmosphere of the crew turret.

Normandy Victory Museum

Parc d’Activités La Fourchette
Catz
Carentan-Les -Marais

50500
FRANCE

Tel: 0233 717494

From 1940 to Victory, the Normandy Victory Museum takes you back in time to experience war alongside those who went through it. 10 000 objects and a dozen of vehicles are displayed in 20 realistic scenes: occupation, resistance, D-Day, prisoners of war & civilians, the role of women , and a special focus on the battle of the Hedgerows are the main themes to be discovered in a very immersive way. Tank experience : We offer two types of tank experience, with our two British armoured vehicles FV432. The first is a 10-minute tour around a designed track with bumps and mounds. The second is a 1-hour session of FV432 driving in a military outfit, from theory to practice. 10-minute tour: 39€. 1-hour driving session: 150€

Oorlogs Museum Overloon

Museumpark 1
Overloon
5825 AM
NETHERLANDS

Tel: 0031 610 953009

The National War and Resistance Museum of the Netherlands. The museum is located on the site of the Battle of Overloon, a World War II tank and infantry battle between Allied and German forces that occurred in September and October 1944, in the aftermath of Operation Market Garden. Set in 14 hectares of woodland, it is one of two museums in an area now designated as Liberty Park. A feature of the museum is the large number of military vehicles and equipment on display, both German and Allied. For years these have been kept in the open air, but have recently been moved indoors in order to help preserve them. Many of the exhibited vehicles took part in the Battle of Overloon. In 2006 the collection was expanded with a large number of vehicles from a private collection.

Oorlogsmuseum Niemandsland

Nijmeegsestraat 19a Gendt
6691 CK

NETHERLANDS

Tel: 0031 (0)634 930 790

Nowhere in Europe did the fighting last so long during the Second World War as on ‘’the Island’’ the Netherlands. After operation Market Garden, 198 days were spent fighting in this region. War Museum No Man's Land" keeps the memories alive for a wide audience. Highlights from the collection are unique diaries, uniforms donated by veterans and a perfectly reconstructed mannequin by veteran Dick Winters (known from the TV series Band of Brothers).

Panzer Farm

Chrcynno 141
Nasielsk
05-190
POLAND

Tel: 0048 602 171181

Private Museum of Military Technology. 30 km from Warsaw. On 15 hectares of land at Crcynno near Nasielsk, where until recently, the unit of the Missile Defense Forces of the Warsaw Pact was stationed here. We have created a special centre for all who are interested in militaria. This is how the Panzer Farm was born. Tank riding events are available to our visitors.

Panzer Museum East

Fladholtevej 18,
Slagelse

4200
DENMARK

Tel: 0045 202 59048

Panzermuseum East is Scandinavia’s largest private collection/museum of military vehicles from the eastern side of the cold war period. With us you will find tanks, artillery, helicopters, trucks, jeeps, uniforms, technical equipment such as engines, radio communications, as well as motorcycles. The museum's focus is on showing what would have been to see in the air and the streets of Denmark if the Warsaw Pact (Soviet Union) had attacked Western Europe during the Cold War period from 1955 (creation / start of wapa) until the total collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 The museum's exhibitions put on an exciting way to start the imagination of the visitors and in between the experience’s you can go for a walk in the 19 ha. lovely park / plantation area with 5 small lakes and enjoy the nature.

Park of Military History Pivka

Kolodvorska cesta 51
Pivka
6257
SLOVENIA

Tel: 00386 (0)31 775 002

The Park of Military History is a new museum and tourist center that experienced an intensive development over the last couple of years. Various museum exhibits and diverse museum collections offer the visitors a unique insight into the national history as well as the world history.The main collection of the Park of Military History is a national tank-artillery collection that comprises tanks and cannons from the 2nd World War, from the period of the Cold War and from the Slovenian liberation war in 1991 as well as the vehicles from the Slovenian Army. The Park has also an aircraft collection; it consists of two fighter aircraft, the American turbojet fighter-bomber F-84 Thunderjet and the Romanian IAR-93 Vultur/Eagle.

REME Museum

Prince Philip Barracks
Lyneham
Chippenham

SN15 4XX
UK

Tel: 01249 894 869

The REME Museum preserves the heritage of the Corps of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. Formed in 1942 to meet the demands of World War Two, REME exists “to keep the punch in the Army’s fist” – Montgomery of El-Alamein. They keep the army moving forward in all conditions. That proud heritage is revealed in their museum. With seven galleries to explore and many interactives to keep you busy, there is lots to see and do.

The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

1145 Kamerunga Road
Smithfield
QLD
4878
AUSTRALIA

Tel: 00617 4038 1665

The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum is the largest museum of its kind in the southern hemisphere. We are dedicated to the collection, preservation, restoration and display of Armoured Vehicles and Artillery from the 1800's to the present day. Our collection includes armoured vehicles and artillery from both world wars with a particular focus on WWII. Some other attractions we offer are APC rides, a shooting gallery and retail shop.

The Dunsfold Collection

Whispers
Guildford Road
Cranleigh
Surrey
GU6 8PR
UK

Tel: 0044 (0)1753 880594

The Dunsfold Collection of Land Rovers started life in 1993, as a progression of a private collection started in 1968 by Land Rover owner and enthusiast Brian Bashall and is continued today by one of his sons, Philip. The vehicle that started it all was a 1962 ex-military 109-inch APGP wader. Since then the collection has grown larger and larger...

The Victory Museum

Legolaan 1c
9861 AT Grootegast
NETHERLANDS

Tel: 0031 (0)651 370 717

The Victory Museum uses exciting dioramas to depict various facets of the Second World War, including: The Liberation of the Northern Netherlands by the Canadians and Poles. An airfield of the RAF (Royal Air Force)Engineers of the TAF (Tactical Air Force), a support branch for operations of the RAF. German troops in the Netherlands. Red Ball Express, the Allied supply route between Normandy and the moving front. Logistical support by the US Navy. Canadian field radio operations. Africa, the fight in the Sahara. Come and have a look and let yourself be taken back to the period 1940-1945.

 

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