Military Attractions in Dorset

Bovington Camp has hosted the tanks of the British Army since the early 20th century and it now houses the largest collection of tanks and armoured vehicles in the world at the Tank Museum. The Royal Corps of Signals have long been based at Blandford Forum and their museum, with a famous WWII Enigma machine on display, is located at the base.

Royal Signals Museum - Dorset

Royal Signals Museum

Interactive Communications, Science & Technology. Special Exhibitions: Secret Agents, Spies, Codes and Special Forces. Permanent displays: SOE, ENIGMA, Long Range Desert Group, Para Signals, Animals at war, Despatch Riders & Motorcycle Collection.

Blandford Camp
DT11 8RH


Tel: 01258 482248

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The Tank Museum - Dorset

The Tank Museum

The world’s best collection of tanks; from the world’s first tank to the modern Challenger 2, we house 250 vehicles from across the globe. For information about tank displays.

BH20 6JG


Tel: 01929 405096

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