Museums

Military Museums with a Tank interest – World Wide

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World-wide Guide:

https://www.tripplo.com/uk/the-worlds-best-world-war-ii-museums-and-historical-sites


Guides

War Museums In Europe        http://www.warmuseums.nl/
Tourist Guide http://www.euro-t-guide.com/See_Type/Military_1.htm
European military history museums: a personal survey http://www.artefactsconsortium.org/Publications/PDFfiles/Vol5Mil/5.11.Military-Hacker,Vining,MuseumsFFFWEBF.pdf
BunkerMuzeum http://www.bunkermuzeum.hu/Bunkermuzeum/tarsmuzeumok/muzeumok_en.htm Aviation Museums http://www.aviationmuseum.eu/
Britain’s Finest https://www.britainsfinest.co.uk/


Argentina
National Army Museum, San Rafael
https://www.inspirock.com/argentina/san-rafael/military-history-museum-a7120947085

Australia
https://www.army.gov.au/our-heritage/museums

Army Museum Bandiana, Victoria https://armymuseumbandiana.com/
Army Museum of South Australia, Keswick, S.A. https://amosa.org.au/
Australian Armour & Artillery Museum   https://www.ausarmour.com/
Australian War Memorial, Canberra https://www.awm.gov.au/
Holsworthy Military Museum, http://www.bvn.com.au/projects/museum-of-military-engineering/
Merriden Military Museum, W.A. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attraction_Review-g495068-d9601997-Reviews-Merredin_Military_Museum-Merredin_Western_Australia.html#/media-atf/9601997/?albumid=101&type=0&category=101
National Military Vehicle Museum, Edinburgh, S.A. https://www.military-vehicle-museum.org.au/
RAAC Tank Museum Australia  http://www.australianarmytankmuseum.com.au/
Vietnam Vets Museum   https://www.vietnamvetsmuseum.org/

Austria
Army Museum https://www.hgm.at/

Bangladesh


Bangladesh Military Museum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangladesh_Military_Museum

Belgium
Bastogne Battle of the Bulge http://www.bastognewarmuseum.be/en/home-en/
Bastogne Barracks Museum http://www.battleofthebulgememories.be/museums12/belgium11/825-bastogne-barracks-museum.html
Belgian Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, Brussels.
http://www.klm-mra.be/D7t/
Tank Museum Belgium    https://www.belgian-tankmuseum.be/index.php/nl/

Canada
Canadian War Museum   https://www.warmuseum.ca/
Base Borden Military Museum, Ontario https://www.cafconnection.ca/Borden/Facilities/Museum.aspx

China
Beijing Tank Museum   http://www.china.org.cn/english/features/museums/139453.htm

https://www.123rf.com/photo_112206670_tanks-in-the-military-museum-of-the-chinese-people-s-revolution-in-beijing-china.html

Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution, Beijing.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Museum_of_the_Chinese_People%27s_Revolution

Military Museum of the Chinese People’s Revolution : Beijing

Czech Republic
Lesany Museum http://www.vhu.cz/muzea/zakladni-informace-o-vtm-lesany/

Denmark
Panzer Museum East   https://www.panzermuseumeast.dk/

Panzer Museum East Visit (Dennark)

Egypt
El Alamein World War Two Military Museum https://www.mod.gov.eg/ModWebSite/MuseumDetails.aspx?id=3
Military Museum – Cairo https://www.mod.gov.eg/ModWebSite/MuseumDetails.aspx?id=1
Port Said Military Museum https://www.mod.gov.eg/ModWebSite/MuseumDetails.aspx?id=4

Eire
The Currah
https://www.military.ie/en/public-information/defence-forces-museums/the-curragh-museum/

Finland


Armour Museum   https://www.panssarimuseo.fi/en/

France
Airborne Museum, St Mere Eglise https://www.airborne-museum.org/en/
Batterie Merville http://www.batterie-merville.com/
Batterie Todt https://www.batterietodt.com/
Bayeux, Bessin & D-Day  https://bayeux-bessin-tourisme.com/
La Coupole https://www.lacoupole-france.com/
Le Grand Bunker, Ouistreham http://museegrandbunker.com/en/
Les Invalides, Paris, FT-17 https://www.musee-armee.fr/accueil.html

Maisy Battery http://www.maisybattery.com/
Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy, Bayeux https://www.bayeuxmuseum.com/en/memorial-museum-battle-of-normandy/
MM Museum, Hagenau https://youtu.be/DplxCZeFMBQ
Musee Arromanches https://www.musee-arromanches.fr/accueil/index.php
Musee Des Blindes Saumur  https://www.museedesblindes.fr/en/


Musee Memorial Omaha Beach http://www.musee-memorial-omaha.com/en/
Pegasus Memorial  https://musee.memorial-pegasus.com/fr/
Overlord Museum, Omaha Beach, Colleville, Normandy. http://www.overlordmuseum.com/en/

Germany
Auto Und Technik Germany   https://sinsheim.technik-museum.de/

Militar Museum Stammheim         http://www.museum-stammheim.de/
Museum für historische Wehrtechnik   http://www.wehrtechnikmuseum.de/
Panzer Museum Munster  https://daspanzermuseum.de/

Hungary
Kecel Military Park http://pintermuvek.hu/hadtechnikai-park/
Cold War Park, Budapest http://www.coldwarparkbudapest.hu/

India
Cavalry Tank Museum – Ahmednagar
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cavalry_Tank_Museum,_Ahmednagar

https://www.ahmednagarlive.in/city-guide/tank-museum-ahmednagar

Israel
Armoured Corps Museum Israel  https://yadlashiryon.com/yad-lashiryon/%d7%9e%d7%95%d7%96%d7%99%d7%90%d7%95%d7%9f-%d7%94%d7%a8%d7%a7%d7%9d/about-the-collection/

Italy
Infantry Historical Museum – Rome
https://www.tracesofwar.com/sights/93403/Infantry-Historical-Museum.htm


Museum of Military Motorisation – Rome
http://www.esercito.difesa.it/storia/musei/Museo-Storico-della-Motorizzazione-Militare/Pagine/default.aspx
http://www.warmuseums.nl/gal/064gal.htm
http://preservedtanks.com/Locations.aspx?LocationCategoryId=5600
De Henriques Collection – Trieste

Visite

Japan
Tsuchira
https://www.tracesofwar.com/sights/19317/Tsuchira-Tank-Museum.htm
Yusyukan, Tokyo.
https://www.yasukuni.or.jp/yusyukan/

Jordan


Royal Tank Museum, Amman
https://rtm.jo/

Korea (North)

Korean War Museum Tanks Plane



The KPA museum – North Korea’s best

Korea (South)
War Memorial of Korea https://www.warmemo.or.kr/front/exhibition/exhibit.do

https://twocrabs.blogs.com/2crabs/2013/09/chuseok-day-2-korean-war-museum.html

Malaysia
Muzium Tentera Darat, Port Dickson
https://www.freemalaysiatoday.com/category/leisure/2020/02/17/port-dickson-army-museum-honours-military-heritage-of-malaysia/
https://www.tripadvisor.com.sg/Attraction_Review-g303991-d2355529-Reviews-Muzium_Tentera_Darat-Port_Dickson_Negeri_Sembilan.html

Malta
Malta http://www.bunkermuzeum.hu/Bunkermuzeum/tarsmuzeumok/malta2_en.htm

Muscat,
Sultan’s Armed Forces Museum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sultan%27s_Armed_Forces_Museum

New Zealand
New Zealand National Army Museum  https://www.armymuseum.co.nz/
Tauwhare Military Museum http://www.tauwharemilitarymuseum.co.nz/

Netherlands
Arnhem War Museum (Hartenstein) – https://www.arnhemsoorlogsmuseum.com/
Dutch resistance museum  https://www.verzetsmuseum.org/en/expositions-and-activities Eindhoven “Wings of Liberation” https://www.bevrijdendevleugels.nl/
National Military Museum – Soest https://www.nmm.nl/nl/
Oorlogs Museum – Overloon https://www.oorlogsmuseum.nl/

Hartenstein Hotel https://www.airbornemuseum.nl/en/home

Norway
Armed Forces Museum, Oslo http://forsvaretsmuseer.no/Forsvarsmuseet
Arquebus Museum https://www.museumsnett.no/arquebus-krigshistorisk-museum/

Pakistan
Pakistan Army Museum
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pakistan_Army_Museum
https://www.tracesofwar.com/sights/93487/Pakistan-Army-Museum.htm
Army Museum, Lahore

Army Museum Lahore- A place where Nation’s History resides

Greece 
Athens War Museum – https://www.warmuseum.gr/

Peru
Museum of Peruvian Army Tanks
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real_Felipe_Fortress

Italy
Infantry Historical Museum, Rome http://www.esercito.difesa.it/storia/musei/Museo-Storico-della-Fanteria/Pagine/default.aspx

Museo Storico della Motorizzazione Militaire, Cecchignola, Rome, Lazio
http://preservedtanks.com/Locations.aspx?LocationCategoryId=5600
Museo Henriquez della Guerra del la Pace

Il museo

The death of Trieste’s eccentric collector Diego de Henriquez and the unsolved mystery of his vanished diaries

Poland
Armoured vehicle Museum, Poznan. https://muzeumbronipancernej.pl/

Museum of the Second World war, Gdansk https://muzeum1939.pl/

Polish Army Museum, Warsaw http://www.muzeumwp.pl/o-muzeum.php
White Eagle Museum https://muzeum.skarzysko.pl/

Romania
National Military Museum, Bucharest http://www.muzej.mod.gov.rs/en/
https://www.muzeulmilitar.ro/en/

Russia
Russian Tank Museum Kubinka   http://tankmuseum.ru/

Victory Museum, Moscow

https://victorymuseum.ru/excursions/sbornye-ekskursii/motory-voyny-neizvestnye-redkie-i-znamenitye/
Serbia
Military Museum, Belgrade  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Museum,_Belgrade

Singapore
https://www.mindef.gov.sg/web/portal/army/about-the-army/army-museum
https://www.google.com/maps/uv?pb=!1s0x31da0f7dd7c6214f%3A0x9efb71279bcf7fcd!3m1!7e115!4shttps%3A%2F%2Flh5.googleusercontent.com%2Fp%2FAF1QipPwsA1Y-v0t0b4fUfgA-N3LaWbon84iNtJclyxQ%3Dw234-h157-n-k-no!5stank%20museum%20singapore%20-%20Google%20Search!15sCgIgAQ&imagekey=!1e10!2sAF1QipPwsA1Y-v0t0b4fUfgA-N3LaWbon84iNtJclyxQ&hl=en

 

Spain
Armed Forces Museum, Madrid
https://ejercito.defensa.gob.es/unidades/Madrid/ihycm/mapa-centros/valencia-imagenes-museo.html
El Goloso Tank Museum https://ejercito.defensa.gob.es/en/unidades/Madrid/muma/Localizacion/index.html
Military Historical Museum of Cartagena https://ejercito.defensa.gob.es/unidades/Madrid/ihycm/Museos/cartagena.html

Sri Lanka
Army Museum Orr’s Hill 
https://www.google.com/search?q=tank+museum+sri+lanka&bih=1041&biw=2133&rlz=1C1MSIM_enGB577GB577&hl=en-GB&tbm=lcl&sxsrf=ALeKk0294Jbhmr1VaKSw0Tos5z-czF6Kkg%3A1626711459596&ei=o6X1YN77I4-pgAbnkLywDQ&oq=tank+museum+sri+lanka&gs_l=psy-ab.3…8975.11374.0.11837.9.9.0.0.0.0.196.821.8j1.9.0….0…1c.1.64.psy-ab..0.8.625…0j35i39k1j0i273k1j33i160k1j33i10i160k1.0.qr1aiMB2PxQ#rlfi=hd:;si:8383178328086446583,l,ChV0YW5rIG11c2V1bSBzcmkgbGFua2FI-rvL9IqrgIAIWh0QABABGAEiFXRhbmsgbXVzZXVtIHNyaSBsYW5rYZIBBm11c2V1bZoBI0NoWkRTVWhOTUc5blMwVkpRMEZuU1VRd1owOHRTVTEzRUFFqgETEAEqDyILdGFuayBtdXNldW0oAA,y,WxV0Oy8vJqM;mv:[[64.3054831,86.22041949999999],[3.3886556999999997,-7.2504891]]

South Africa
South African Armour Museum, Bloemfontein. http://www.saarmourmuseum.co.za/
South African National Museum Of Military History, Johannesburg.  https://ditsong.org.za/museum-of-military-history/

Sweden
Aeroseum – Gothenburg   https://aeroseum.se/
Arsenalen  https://arsenalen.se/en/

Visit to Arsenalen in Sweden (Part 1) Feel free to ask if you have any questions! from TankPorn

Switzerland
Militar und Festungsmuseum, Full-Reuenthal, https://www.festungsmuseum.ch/bilder-archiv/2020-2/
Panzer Museum, Thun https://www.stiftung-ham.ch/

Taiwan (R.O.C.)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_China_Armed_Forces_Museum
August 23rd Artillery Battle Museum
https://kinmen.travel/en/travel/attraction/33

Tunisia
Tunisia http://www.bunkermuzeum.hu/Bunkermuzeum/tarsmuzeumok/tunisia2_en.htm

 

United Kingdom
Aldershot Military Museum https://www.hampshireculture.org.uk/aldershot-military-museum
Armageddon, https://militarymuseum.uk/
Cobbaton Collection http://www.cobbatoncombat.co.uk/
Cosford RAF https://www.rafmuseum.org.uk/cosford/
D-Day Museum, Portsmouth https://theddaystory.com/
 History on Wheels, Windsor http://www.historyonwheels.co.uk/
IWM Collections https://www.iwm.org.uk/
IWM Duxford   https://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-duxford
Muckleburgh Collection Norfolk    https://www.muckleburgh.co.uk/
National Army Museum, Chelsea, London https://www.nam.ac.uk/
Norfolk Tank Museum  http://norfolktankmuseum.co.uk/
REME Museum https://www.rememuseum.org.uk/
Royal Engineers Museum, Chatham, Kent https://www.re-museum.co.uk/
Royal Signals Museum  https://www.royalsignalsmuseum.co.uk/
Shrivenham Defence Academy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2PjBuKLjpQ

The Tank Museum, Bovington   https://tankmuseum.org/


The Wheatcroft Collection  
https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Interest/The-Wheatcroft-Collection-2348619585363508/

Firing Line – Cardiff Castle Museum of the Welsh Soldier   https://cardiffcastlemuseum.org.uk/
The Regimental Museum of the Royal Welsh (Brecon)    https://www.royalwelsh.org.uk/
The Castle and Regimental Museum – at Monmouth, UK    http://www.monmouthcastlemuseum.org.uk/


Military Vehicle Preservation Society

Based in the USA. Associates worldwide.

https://www.mvpa.org/

United States

American Armoured Foundation  www.aaftankmuseum.com (Closed)

American Heritage Museum, https://www.americanheritagemuseum.org/
Americans in Wartime Museum, Bristow, Va. https://www.americansinwartime.org/
Kruse WWII Victory Museum, Auburn Indiana http://www.internetmodeler.com/2003/august/special/kruse_ve_museum.htm  
First Division Museum    https://www.fdmuseum.org/

Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum, Washington, USA

Indiana Military Museum, Vincennes, IND. http://indianamilitarymuseum.net/visit/

Heartland Museum of Military Vehicles, Nebraska https://www.heartlandmuseum.com/
Marine Corps Mechanised Museum, Camp Pendleton, CA –  https://www.themech.org/
Missouri, John B. Mahaffey complex, Fort Leonard Wood, Mi. https://www.theclio.com/entry/97526
New York Museum of American Armor – https://www.museumofamericanarmor.com/
California The American Military Museum – http://tankland.com/
https://www.onesixthwarriors.com/threads/worlds-largest-private-tank-museum-tour-pics.150252/ Wyoming – National Museum of Military Vehicles https://www.nmmv.org/index.php
P.O. Box 1970 (mail). 6419 US 26 (location). Dubois, WY 82513. United States
Phone: 307-455-3802 Email: info@nmmv.org. 140,000 Sq. feet of museum space (so far).. 475 Vehicles in our growing collection.

Ordnance Museum Maryland USA  http://www.ordmusfound.org/
Patton Museum  https://generalpatton.org/exhibits/
Note: The US Army’s Armor and Cavalry Museum (with most of its collection of tanks and vehicles) has been moved from Ft. Knox to Ft. Benning, Georgia, leaving behind the General George Patton Museum and the rump of the collection.  The Armor and Cavalry Museum’s reopening in a new facility is slated for “sometime this decade,” so don’t hold your breath.
Ropkey Indiana  CLOSED
Military Vehicle Technology Foundation https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_Vehicle_Technology_Foundation CLOSED
Georgia, Fort Benning National Armour & Cavalry Museum https://history.army.mil/museums/TRADOC/fortBenning_natArmor/index.html
Tank Farm Private Museum https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2396934/See-astonishing-private-collection-100-military-TANKS-breathtaking-9-11-artifacts–including-burned-truck-firemen-perished–Americans-visit-year-museum-built.html
Texas Military Forces Museum, Austin, Texas http://www.texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/
National United States Armed Forces Museum, Houston, Texas http://www.nusafm.org/Default.aspx
Texas Texas Military Forces Museum http://www.texasmilitaryforcesmuseum.org/
Minnesota  https://www.incredible-adventures.com/tank-adventures.html Texas https://www.thc.texas.gov/preserve/projects-and-programs/military-history/military-museums
Veterans’ Memorial Museum Alabama   https://www.memorialmuseum.org/  
Virginia Museum of Military vehicles, http://www.vmmv.org/
National Museum of the United States Army, Fort Belvoir, VA https://www.thenmusa.org/

Washington Flying Heritage and Combat Armor Museum https://flyingheritage.org/