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Military Museums and Collections

493rd Bomb Group Museum

Deback Airfield
Grove Farm
IP13 6QS

Tel: 07850 078 432

Debach Airfield, Suffolk. The home of Helton's Hellcats, Station 152 USAAF 1944 - 1945 "The Last but the Best". Debach was one of the last 8th Air Force heavy bomber stations to be occupied by the American 8th Army Air Force. We have 6 WW2 buildings full of displays including 16 WW2 military vehicles. The museum is privately owned and was started 20 years ago by Richard Taylor.

Airborne Museum Hartenstein

Utrechtseweg 232
6862 AZ Oosterbeek

Tel: 0031 26 333 7710

The Airborne Museum tells the story of the Battle of Arnhem. One of the museum’s important goals is to make the Battle of Arnhem personal and tangible by telling the story from a multi perspective. Airborne Museum Hartenstein is a centre for remembrance, a place where national and international visitors can reflect on the Battle of Arnhem and on the important role of this battle in World War II.

American Heritage Museum

568 Main Street
MA 01749

Tel: 001 978 562 9182 The American Heritage Museum at the Collings Foundation featuring the Jacques M. Littlefield Collection explores major conflicts ranging from the Revolutionary War until today. Visitors discover and interact with our American heritage through the history, the changing technology, and the Human Impact of America’s fight to preserve the freedom we all hold dear.

Armourgeddon Military Museum

Southfields Farm
Husbands Bosworth
LE17 6NW

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.

Army Flying Museum

Middle Wallop
SO20 8FB

Tel: 01264 781086

The Army Flying Museum, located next to the Army Air Corps airfield, Middle Wallop, Hampshire, holds an extensive collection including over 35 fixed wing and rotary aircraft.Imaginative displays and a clever use of interactives and video offer a fascinating insight into the history of British Army flying from the pioneering days of balloons through to modern day helicopter operations.


Noorderhoofd (de pier)
Hoek van Holland
3151 HG

Tel: 0031 (0)6 2265 5069

The museum is in a 1943 built German bunker, type Regelbau 611. This bunker is transformed into a modern museum. And entirely run and maintained by volunteers. Inside you will experience the story of the Atlantikwall through original artefacts, dioramas, text panels and in our cinema our own documentary. During opening an anti-tank gun is moved to its firing position.

Biggin Hill Heritage Hangar

Hangar 204
Biggin Hill Airport
Westerham Kent

Tel: 0044 1959 576767

Fly a Spitfire from Biggin Hill and re-live the emotion of RAF pilots as they carried out their missions in WWII. Take the controls of our veteran two-seater Spitfires, hear the sound of the Rolls-Royce Merlin and enjoy the experience of a lifetime. Fly over locations including The Weald of Kent, Leeds Castle, Beachy Head and White Cliffs of Dover. We are a working hangar, all visits and tours must be booked in advance.

Le Blockhaus d'Eperlecques

The Blockhaus
Rue des Sarts

Tel: 0321 88 44 22

1942 Hitler orders the construction of the first launch base for the V2 secret weapon at Eperlecques. This construction site of one hectare of concrete bombarded on August 27, 1943 was abandoned in 1944. Today this historical park (deportation wagon, V1&V2 ramp, guns and military equipment, etc.) allows a fun and instructive visit with sound in 9 languages.

Canada – Poland War II Museum

Staalijzer 13a

Tel: 0032 50 71 06 66

This private museum was founded in 1994 as a tribute to our Canadian and Polish liberators who fought on October 6, 1944 at the Leopold Canal in Adegem. More specifically: Operation Switchback – the Battle of the Scheldt – Breskens Pocket. Our museum consists of a very unique historical collection with more than hundreds of complete uniforms and equipment of Canadian and Polish soldiers in lifelike dioramas.

Cobbaton Combat Collection

EX37 9SD

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.

Cobra - US 90th Division Battle Museum

16 Les Mille Diables

Tel: 0607 478 332

One of Normandy's best kept secrets! A wonderful museum focused on the liberation of the Periers sector of Normandy, showing of the battle of the road to the hospital, the last German line of defence held by the 2nd SS Pz Division, the most terrible fights of all the war for the men of the 359th Rgt of the 90 Infantry Division.

D Day Collins Museum

Chateau de Franbquetot
38 rue d'éturville Carquebut

Tel: 0233 715654

The D-Day Collins Museum is located in the Chateau of Franquetot. This was the command post of General Collins' 7th US Army Corps in July 1944 from where he prepared Operation Cobra with Generals Eisenhower, Bradley and Patton. We also offer Bed and Breakfast as the perfect base for your Normandy tour.

D-Day Experience

2 Village de l'Aumont


Tel: 0033 (0) 233 23

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.

D-Day Museum Utah Beach

Utah Beach

Tel: 0233 71 53 35

Situated on Utah Beach, this museum tells the story of the American Utah Beach landings that were so vital to D Day and the link up with the US airborne troops through a chronological tour, immerse yourself in the history of the D-Day landings and discover a collection rich in objects, vehicles, equipment and testimonies. See an authentic B26 bomber, an exceptional aircraft of which there are only a few left in the world, and relive the epic of the American soldiers through the film Victory Beach.

Dambusters Museum

Korbacher Strasse 68 Kassel


Tel: 0049 172 2787829

This museum tells the story of Operation Chastise on May 17th 1943 – the Dambusters raid by 617 Squadron RAF. See the construction of the Eder Dam and the reconstruction after the raid. Museum visitors with a valid admission ticket can take part in the daily guided tour of the Eder Dam from 10:00 a.m. free of charge.

Duxford Aviation Society

Building 87
Duxford Airfield

CB22 4QR

Tel: 0044 (0)1223 836593

Duxford Aviation Society (DAS) is a voluntary organisation which came into being in 1975 and is a partner organisation of the Imperial War Museum. With the passage of time, our aims have been widened to include other preservation projects such as military vehicles. The Society owns and maintains The British Airliner Collection and opens some of these aircraft to the public on a daily basis. The DAS Military Vehicle Wing (MVW) regularly presents demonstrations of tanks and other vehicles based at Duxford. The Society is a registered charity and its funds come from the public, from donations, from fund raising activities and as a result of services provided to the Museum. New members are always welcome.

Eden Camp Modern History Museum

Eden Camp
North Yorkshire

YO17 6RT

Tel: 01653 697777

Step back in time to an original prisoner of war camp and experience the sights, sounds and smells of WW2 and beyond! Eden Camp Modern History Museum is a vast site full of history; we bring to life the tales of the past through first-hand memories and living history re-enactments. Get involved as a volunteer with Eden Camp Heritage Restorations, preserving our heritage from WW2 to modern day!

Global War Museum

Mästarevägen 9
455 35

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


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!

Hooge Crater Museum

Meenseweg 467
B-8902 Zillebeke - Ypres

Tel: 0032 57 46 84 46

The Hooge Crater Museum has become Belgium's best private WWI museum. With its life-size reconstructions of World War I battle scenes, its extensive collection of weapons, equipment and photographs, this museum is highly recommended. During a visit to the Ypres Salient, Hooge and this unique war museum is an absolute must for the tourist, collector or historian.

Indiana Military Museum

715 South 6th Street, Vincennes,

Tel: 001 812-882-1941

Where history comes alive! This unique military museum has a vast range of exhibits and regular themed events from the American Revolution to the beaches of Normandy, the jungles of Vietnam to the deserts of Afghanistan. Explore the life and times of brave military men and women: the uniforms they wore, weapons they used, and vehicles they drove. Experience the stories you know in a new way, and discover ones you’ve never heard about national legends and local heroes.

Jersey War Tunnels

Les Charrieres Malorey
St. Lawrence
Channel Isles

Tel: 01534 860808

The true story of life in Jersey during the German occupation. The hardship, the heartache and the heroism, in the words of the people who were there. The story of the German Occupation of Jersey is as compelling as it is strange to think that this small area of Britain was Occupied by the Nazis and forced to fly the Swastika for five dark years.

Kent Battle of Britain Museum

Aerodrome Road
Hawkinge, Folkestone
CT18 7AG

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.

La Coupole

Centre d'Histoire et Planétarium 3D
Rue André Clabaux (D 210)


Tel: 03 21 12 27 27

La Coupole, located 5 km from Saint-Omer (Nord-Pas-de-Calais), is one of the most impressive vestiges of the Second World War in Europe. By its overwhelming mass, by the underground character of its installations, by the suffering of the forced laborers who built it, it constitutes a symbolic place of Nazi oppression.

Le Grand Bunker Musée Du Mur De L'atlantique

Avenue du 6 Juin


Tel: 02 31 97 28 69

The Grand Bunker at Ouistreham is a truly unique museum - set on 5 floors of this important bunker that saw history made on D Day. Completely restored, it features engine rooms, filter rooms flanking casemates, chamber, infirmary, armory, radio transmission room and observation post. Plus a room dedicated to the 2 million slave labourers who were forced to work on Hitler's Atlantic Wall.

Liberation Museum Zeeland

Coudorp 41

Tel: 0031 113 671 475

Set on an area of ​​more than three hectares, in which the Battle of the Scheldt can be experienced. The exhibition pavilion is 4500 m2 in size. Around it you will find bunkers, various barriers, a Bailey bridge, tanks and even the restored emergency church from Ellewoutsdijk in the midst of Zeeland elements such as water, beach and dikes. edit Liberation Museum Zeeland

Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre

The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre
East Kirkby Airfield
Nr Spilsby
PE23 4DE

Tel: 01790 763207

Step back in time to a WW2 Bomber Command airfield and experience some of the greatest planes in history. The Centre is a living and breathing history experience with the sights and sounds of a wartime airfield and a running Lancaster and Mosquito. We are the home of Lancaster NX611 "Just Jane".

Mémorial Pégasus

Avenue du Major Howard

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.

MM Park Museum

4 rue Gutenberg
La Wantzenau


Tel: 03 88 59 25 43

With its 7,000 m2, one of the largest museums in Europe dedicated to the Second World War. On the ground floor are two large exhibition halls with, in particular, vehicles, the leisure park and a restaurant. Upstairs are the weapons, uniforms and the room housing the Sussex 1944 collection. Near Strasbourg.

Muckleburgh Military Collection

NR25 7EG

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

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".

Musée du Mur de l'Atlantique Batterie Todt

Route du musée,

Tel: 0966 91 97 33

Step into the heart of history by discovering the life of German soldiers in one of the 3rd Reich's biggest constructions. You will find reconstructions, with thousand of objects from 1939-1945 on display in more than 10 rooms. Outside, you will find a German piece unique in Europe: a K5 railway gun.

Museum Of American Armor

1303 Round Swamp Road
Old Bethpage
NY 11804

Tel: 001 516 454 8265

With over fifty operational armor vehicles under 25,000 square feet of space within a park preserve some thirty five miles east of Manhattan, the Museum of American Armor on Long Island offers periodic armor immersion programs for visitors in cooperation with living historians that recreate the embattled woods of France, 1944. Open year around, Thur-Sunday, donations suggested.

Museum Of Military Technology Gryf

ul. Ppłk. Ryszarda Lubowiedzkiego 2

Tel: 0048 667 910 060

We collect exhibits related to military technology, with particular emphasis on equipment from World War II. Our main idea is dynamic presentation of the exhibits. Our vehicles are fully technically working – taking share in the productions of the historical battle of outdoor performances and educational events, as well as in the realization of documentaries and feature films. We also work with a passion for history and reconstructive groups, which historically uniformed members make up the crew of our vehicles.

Norfolk Tank Museum

Station Road
Forncett St Peter
NR16 1HZ

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
Carentan-Les -Marais


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.

Oorlogs Museum Overloon

Museumpark 1
5825 AM

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.

Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach

Colleville Omaha Center
Lotissement Omaha Center
Colleville sur Mer

Tel: 0231 220055

Located close to the famous "Omaha Beach", on the D514 facing the roundabout that provides access to the American Cemetery at Colleville-Sur-Mer. Overlord Museum chronicles the period of the Allied landing until the liberation of Paris. Personal items from individual soldiers and armoured fighting vehicles from the six armies in Normandy are in a series of dioramas showing over 35 vehicles, tanks and guns.

Panzer Farm

Chrcynno 141

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,


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.

Paratrooper In Normandy

2 Village de l'Aumont


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.

Park of Military History Pivka

Kolodvorska cesta 51

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

SN15 4XX

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.

Royal Engineers Museum

Prince Arthur Road

Tel: 01634 822839

Visit Kent’s largest military museum to discover how the Royal Engineers have helped the British Army live, move and fight for over 300 years. With highlights including 25 Victoria Crosses, Wellington’s map of Waterloo, Chard’s weapons from the Zulu War, an amazing collection of bridge laying tanks, Chinese silks, the world’s first guided torpedo, Indian battle axes, a huge piece of the Berlin Wall, Zulu shields, a Harrier Jump Jet and an deadly V2 rocket.

Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum

The Airfield
Manston Road
CT12 5DF

Tel: 01843 821940

The Spitfire & Hurricane Memorial Museum is situated on one of the very few surviving airfields which participated in the Battle of Britain. Permanently housed at Manston are splendid restored examples of the two principal World War 2 fighter aircraft which served the Royal Air Force so well in so many areas of conflict both at home and overseas. You can now gain an insight into flying the Spitfire on our Spitfire Simulator.

Suffolk Aviation Heritage Museum

The Old Communications Site,
Foxhall Road,
IP10 0AH

Tel: 07803 908212

Suffolk’s rich aviation history is displayed in the historic and recently restored Communications Centre site at Kesgrave. With WW2 and Cold War exhibits, informative displays and special exhibitions, visitors are able to explore previously unrecorded aspects of aviation history. The centre is run by dedicated volunteers, this excellent museum also hosts special events throughout the season.

Tankodromas Vilnius

Ratnycios 85, Vilnius

Tel: 0037 069 919931

Military vehicle museum Vilnius. Rides FV432, Humvee, Chevy driving. Biggest outdoor shooting range, paintball, airsoft, survival fields.

The Australian Armour & Artillery Museum

1145 Kamerunga Road

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 Battle of the Ardennes Museum

Rue Châmont 5,
La Roche-en-Ardenne

Tel: 0032 84 41 17 25

The Museum with an astonishing collection on 3 levels and 1500sq.m was started soon after the war by Michel Bouillon and has now been taken over by his son Gilles who continues developping it. It’s the only museum in the Bulge that has a British section. As La Roche was liberated by British troops on 11 January 1945, numerous British veterans have returned and donated artefacts and uniforms.

The Channel Island Military Museum

Grande Route des Mielles
Saint Ouen


Tel: 07797 732072

The Channel Islands Military Museum is housed in a former 10.5cm gun bunker which once formed part of Hitler’s Atlantic Wall defences along the coastline of St Ouen’s Bay, Jersey. The collection contains a lifetime’s work of collecting German Occupation items and related militaria. The collection allows visitors the opportunity artefacts both military and civilian that help tell the story of the five long years of German occupation.

The D-Day Story

Clarence Esplanade


Tel: 023 9284 1171

The D-Day Story is the only UK museum dedicated to telling the story of 6th June 1944 through exhibits, interactives and video from the perspective of those who were there. Divided into three distinct parts the museum includes access onboard LCT 7074, the last surviving landing craft tank which carried ten tanks to Normandy and the impressive 83 metre Overlord Embroidery.    

The Dunsfold Collection

Guildford Road

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 Ontario Regiment RCAC Museum

1000 Stevenson Rd N

L1J 5P5

Tel: 001 905 728 6199

Canada's largest collection of operational historical military vehicles.  The museum is home to an operational fleet of artifact vehicles that includes Jeeps, Trucks, APCs, IFVs and Main Battle Tanks from the Second World War to the present day.  Visitors can not only get up close with these machines, but can often experience them in operation during the summer. Canada's Tank Museum.

The Tank Museum


BH20 6JG

Tel: 01929 405096

The Tank Museum holds the finest and most historically significant collection of fighting armour in the world. Unrivalled in scope and depth, we care for 300 vehicles from 26 nations. These range from `Little Willie`, the world’s first tank, through to the British Army’s current Main Battle Tank, Challenger 2.

Victory Museum

Legolaan 1c
9861 AT Grootegast

Tel: 0031 (0)651 370 717

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.

WWII American Experience

845 Crooked Creek Road
Pa 17325

Tel: 001 717 253 3414

Gettysburg now has the perfect bookend to its Civil War Battlefield and Visitors’ Center—the World War II American Experience. This new World War II museum has it all—ride real Sherman tanks, learn the stories of real people who served, and touch and feel real history.


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