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The Tank Museum was founded in 1923 as a teaching resource for engineers and soldiers of the Tank Corps. Over the last 100 years, the Museum has dramatically transformed from a training aid for the army to a 21st century Museum aspiring towards access and excellence for all.

Based at Bovington Camp, the home of the tank, the Museum boasts the most comprehensive collection of armoured fighting vehicles in the world, originating from the Royal Armoured Corps, British Allies, and armies fighting against British forces. In addition, the Museum has a very strong supporting collection of medals, photographs, film, sound recordings, fine art, books, weapons, models and memorabilia. Current displays tell the story of the tank in the 20th and 21st century, from its inception in 1915 to the war in Afghanistan.

The entire collection has Designated Status and in 2018 The Tank Museum became part of Arts Council England's National Portfolio.

Over 200,000 people visit the Tank Museum every year where we bring the history of tanks and tank crew to life… Supported by the world’s best collection of tanks & action packed live displays. Our staff play a vital role in ensuring each and every one of them has a memorable and enjoyable visit.

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 Contracts available)

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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Education & Accessibility Advisor

The Education Accessibility Advisor is a voluntary role supporting the Visitor Experience Manager and Education Officer ensuring the Museum's formal and informal offering continues to be a leading example in the sector.

Closes 4:00pm 05/06/2023


Maintenance Operative

To support the Facilities Manager and maintenance team in building, grounds maintenance and set up.

Closes 11:00pm 05/06/2023


Archive & Supporting Collection Cataloguing Volunteer

As a Cataloguing Volunteer you will be helping to catalogue our archival and supporting collections to improve preservation and accessibility.

Closes 1:00pm 05/06/2023


Volunteer Exhibitions Assistant

The Exhibitions Volunteer will assist the department in the maintenance of the permanent galleries and to carry out various tasks linked to exhibition research, content generation and evaluation.

Closes 11:45pm 06/06/2023


Visitor Services Assistant (Full-Time)

As a visitor services assistant you will be putting your excellent people skills to the best possible use. You will be selling admission tickets and retail merchandise both on site and on-line, promoting membership and gift aid – helping us to meet our targets, but most importantly you will be welcoming our visitors warmly.

Closes 4:00pm 05/06/2023


Visitor Experience Administrator

You will be the first point of contact for all visitor enquiries online or on the phone and will assist with the administration of groups and other key personnel visiting the site.

Closes 4:00pm 05/06/2023



Our cleaners play a pivotal role in supporting the operations team - keeping our site in tip top condition and ensuring the best visitor experience.