21 WWII Tank Hunting

Have you ever wondered where to find surviving WWII tanks? Craig Moore’s tank-hunter.com is an invaluable resource in tracking them down.

What could be better than a summer holiday roaming Europe ticking tanks off your tank-spotter list!

Craig also writes for tanks-encyclopedia.com.


Below is a fairly comprehensive list of the resources and museums we talk about.

A good resource for finding tanks is Pierre-Oliver Baun’s – Surviving Panzer list

Battle of the Bulge surviving tanks

Bastogne Barracks
Bastogne War museum

Normandy surviving tanks

Bayeux Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy
Overlord Museum
Normandy Tank Museum

European Tank Museums

German tank museum
French tank museum
Brussels Royal Army and Military History museum (Merode or Schumann Metro)
Swedish Tank Museum
Finnish Tank Museum
Overloon Museum Holland
Moscow – Central Armed Forces Museum
Moscow – Central Museum of the Great Patriotic War 1941 – 1945, Park Pobedy
Moscow – Kubinka ( Belorusskaya Railway Station)
St Petersburg – Artillery Museum


Dorset – Tank Museum at Bovington
IWM London
IWM Duxford (Cambridge)
North Devon – Cobbaton Combat Collection
Norfolk – Muckleburgh Military Collection
North Yorkshire – Eden Camp, Malton
Midlands – Wheatcroft Millitary Collection at Donington Racetrack
Midlands – Armourgeddon Tank Museum
National Railway Museum’s Locomotion Annexe Shildon, County Durham, (Crusader tank)

Military Vehicle Shows

War and Peace Revival Show
Yorkshire Wartime Experience military vehicle show

Main picture “Pz Kpfw III Ausf L” | IWM