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The Tank Museum brings the story of tanks and their crews to life, with the world’s best collection of tanks in modern, awe-inspiring exhibitions.

The museum houses some 300 tanks, which represent moments in every major conflict since the First World War.

Our moving exhibitions tell the story of this British invention; from the mud of the Somme to the beaches of Normandy and the deserts of Iraq – featuring powerful stories from the soldiers that fought in them.

Over 200,000 people visit Dorset’s largest indoor attraction each year, with the annual TANKFEST event drawing visitors from around the world.

The collections of this Accredited and Nationally Styled Museum (which include weapons, uniforms, memorabilia, documents, personal papers, images, and books - alongside the vehicles themselves) are Designated as being of outstanding national importance.

Additionally, The Tank Museum’s Archive and Library is a recognised place of deposit for the National Archive.

Over the past decade, the museum has transformed itself into a leading 21st century military museum and first-class visitor attraction, capitalising on its online reach to develop a supporter base across the globe.

The Tank Museum was founded in 1923 as a teaching resource for the Tank Corps. They had made their home in Bovington during the First World War, and it was here that many of the first tank crews were trained.

Bovington remains home to The Royal Armoured Corps - and The Tank Museum is an independent registered charity which is the museum of both the Royal Armoured Corps and the Royal Tank Regiment.

Our Values

The values of The Tank Museum underpin the work of our team. Whilst there are a great variety of roles, specialisms, and professions across the organisation, we all share a common approach in our mission to tell the story of the tank and the people that serve in them.

  • We are PASSIONATE. We are authoritative and driven and we display this daily with our enthusiastic and rigorous approach to work.
  • We are AMBITIOUS. Driven by an aspiration to be the best, we strive to be better. We channel our creativity and competitiveness to make us innovative, forward thinking, and flexible to challenges.
  • We CARE. We work hard because we believe in the cause of the organisation. We are welcoming and friendly to all our visitors. We are inclusive, fair, and considerate of each other, showing great respect for our collections and for the stories we tell.
  • We display INTEGRITY. We are knowledgeable about our subject and professional in the way in which we conduct our business. We act responsibly and embrace responsibility. Our ethical grounding guides us to do the right thing by our audiences, our supporters, our collections and by each other.

Armed Forces Covenant 

As a signatory of the Armed Forces Covenant, The Tank Museum recognises the value of serving personnel, reservists, veterans, and military families. We welcome applications from veterans, Service spouses and partners, and members of the Reserve forces. You can find out more about the Armed Forces Covenant and The Tank Museum here

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Catering Assistants (Casual hours)

As a Catering Assistant you will be undertaking general kitchen and restaurant duties to support the catering team in delivering the highest standards of food service and the best possible visitor experience.

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Volunteer Trustee - Education & Accessibility

The Education & Accessibility Trustee will ensure The Tank Museum's formal and informal education offering continues to be a leading example in the sector.

Closes 11:00am 03/07/2024


Collections Registrar

The role holder will undertake the duties of Registrar through the administration and processing of the records, documentation and procedures relating to acquisitions, disposals and loans of The Tank Museum Collections, and recording of new donations with a focus on supporting collections items and vehicles.

Closes 11:45am 08/07/2024


Retail and Visitor Services Assistant (Online Fulfilment)

As a Retail and Visitor Services Assistant you will provide the best possible experience for all visitors, onsite or online, ensuring that admissions and the shop operate to the highest standard and profitability.

Closes 11:00am 08/07/2024


Parts Co-Ordinator

The Parts Co-Ordinator will be responsible for ensuring all vehicle spares are catalogued, stored appropriately and are available for vehicle projects.