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Last update: November 2023
The Tank Museum is a museum wedding venue located close to the Jurassic Coast in Bovington, Dorset. This registered charity establishment houses the world’s finest collection of historically significant tanks. Here, you and your beloved can wed surrounded by unique pieces of history and scenic landscape.
Facilities and Capacity
The Tank Museum offers spacious indoor and outdoor event areas, ideal for hosting your entire day of wedding celebrations on-site. Exchange vows in the open-air under the canopy that overlooks the display arena here. Up to 1,000 guests can witness your ceremony from the surrounding gently sloping lawns. Host a relaxed drinks reception in The Mezzanine, which offers views of the Purbeck Hills on one side, and overlooks the Tank Story Hall on the other. Here, guests can mingle, sip champagne, and explore the various exhibits while you have your wedding photos taken. For your wedding breakfast and evening reception, The Cold War Hall offers an abundance of space that can be set up in the layout of your choice. This room features a display of Cold War tanks that can serve as a unique backdrop for your occasion. It is also located next to the Battlegroup Afghanistan exhibition. Up to 310 guests can be accommodated within this space for a seated meal. Smaller spaces, such as the Sherman & Churchill Suites can be utilised as get-ready rooms or intimate ceremony spaces.
The administration at The Tank Museum knows that every couple and wedding is unique, which is why they create a customised wedding package to suit your needs. However, the rental of this venue does include a wide range of services and amenities as standard. These include a dedicated event coordinator, exclusive venue use, furniture, linens, crockery, decor, bar services, and much more. The in-house catering team can work with you to create a menu that reflects your style and preferences for your special day. Unique celebration enhancements available here include Tank Museum wedding favours and tank rides.
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A brilliant service at a unique venue
They couldn't do enough for us, went above and beyond, you will not be disappointed.
If you like the tank museum it's the place to get married! Will never forget our special day thanks to these guys.......
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