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    Father-in-law wants to take my sons to the Tank Museum in Dorset today. Both kids have said they want to stay at home (cos its boring) but I'm looking at £50 entry for the family. I'm a bit reluctant to spend £50 on a day out that the kids are not really interested in.

    Are there any vouchers, or do the locals know of any ways in that get me in for free

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    Bring your own tank? :thumbsup:

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    phil001;2676013

    not much but every little helps :)http://www.dorsetattractions.co.uk/



    Cheers Phil, I saw that, but Tank Museum doesn't offer any discount from the vouchers.


    phil001;2676013

    and have you seen the family … and have you seen the family tickets?http://www.tankmuseum.org.uk/visitorhome.html



    The problem is we have a 4yr old (gets in free) a 6 yr old £7 and 4 adults (£11 each) this totals £51
    If I buy the family ticket £29 then 2 further adult tickets (£11 each) this also totals £51 ....doh!

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    natversion1;2675993

    Bring your own tank? :thumbsup:



    Ooo that would be dangerous, there are many people that need bombing here in Dorset :whistling:

    Foosball Chum;2676095

    Ooo that would be dangerous, there are many people that need bombing here … Ooo that would be dangerous, there are many people that need bombing here in Dorset :whistling:



    Then you'd be doing a public service, surely that should qualify you for a discount :thumbsup:

    Original Poster Banned

    Yeah didn't think of that :w00t: :lol:

    Looks like we have to say £51 then :roll:

    Wait...... a building full of tanks... and they said it'd be boring?!

    Find someone who has already been and borrow their "membership"
    I think it gives you reentry to the museum for a year.

    Foosball Chum;2676090

    Cheers Phil, I saw that, but Tank Museum doesn't offer any discount from … Cheers Phil, I saw that, but Tank Museum doesn't offer any discount from the vouchers.


    oops, sorry about that, was looking at the wrong attraction:oops:

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    Robotochan;2676294

    Wait...... a building full of tanks... and they said it'd be boring?!



    Yeah unfortunately everything this week is 'boring' the only thing they are excited about is the ticket machine where they have to collect 10000 tickets for a toy car. Very expensive so far

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    callmejoe;2676307

    Find someone who has already been and borrow their "membership"I think it … Find someone who has already been and borrow their "membership"I think it gives you reentry to the museum for a year.



    Yeah it does. Just dont know anyone here :-(

    Go to Monkey World instead

    Dorset is boring. Actually make that the whole SW.

    Foosball Chum;2676386

    Yeah it does. Just dont know anyone here :-(



    Only thing is they may ask for ID to check your surname is the same as on the oroginal Gift Aid ticket that was completed?? They have always done this with us.

    Sorry.

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    melmorc;2678498

    Only thing is they may ask for ID to check your surname is the same as on … Only thing is they may ask for ID to check your surname is the same as on the oroginal Gift Aid ticket that was completed?? They have always done this with us.Sorry.



    Thanks guys when I get back on the lappy I'll rep you all. I ended up paying full price, but the missus realised that her parents were able to get in as OAPS so we got a bit off.

    But quite frankly it is the most boring waste of space pile of poo I have visited since the glasgow dinosaur museum. I dont think I'm a museum kinda guy, they bore the tits off me.

    melmorc;2678498

    Only thing is they may ask for ID to check your surname is the same as on … Only thing is they may ask for ID to check your surname is the same as on the oroginal Gift Aid ticket that was completed?? They have always done this with us.Sorry.



    ask them for their bank card aswell to take another form of ID :whistling:

    :w00t:

    Foosball Chum;2679143

    Thanks guys when I get back on the lappy I'll rep you all. I ended up … Thanks guys when I get back on the lappy I'll rep you all. I ended up paying full price, but the missus realised that her parents were able to get in as OAPS so we got a bit off.But quite frankly it is the most boring waste of space pile of poo I have visited since the glasgow dinosaur museum. I dont think I'm a museum kinda guy, they bore the tits off me.



    I was gonna say the best place we goto is the beach
    Take a tent . some sandwiches , a flask , buckets and spade , change of clothes , swingball £8 from Asda etc etc

    cheap , entertaining .....kids love it ......I love it ..... evry1 else on a windy day or very hot day looks envious ...........Best fdays out an tires the kids out :thumbsup:

    Foosball Chum;2679143

    Thanks guys when I get back on the lappy I'll rep you all. I ended up … Thanks guys when I get back on the lappy I'll rep you all. I ended up paying full price, but the missus realised that her parents were able to get in as OAPS so we got a bit off.But quite frankly it is the most boring waste of space pile of poo I have visited since the glasgow dinosaur museum. I dont think I'm a museum kinda guy, they bore the tits off me.



    It's either you live it or hate it place! I have a 6 year old son and he loves it! BUT i also think it's a bit unfait at the mo, cos they're still charging full price but there is limited stock. Before they started the works, it was much bigger. Let's hope it'll grow in size 4 fold when it re opens properly!

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    alnbowes;2679684

    I was gonna say the best place we goto is the beach Take a tent . some … I was gonna say the best place we goto is the beach Take a tent . some sandwiches , a flask , buckets and spade , change of clothes , swingball £8 from Asda etc etc cheap , entertaining .....kids love it ......I love it ..... evry1 else on a windy day or very hot day looks envious ...........Best fdays out an tires the kids out :thumbsup:



    Did that yesterday, £5 parking, £5 for ice creams, £7.50 for a dinghy, £5.99 for a foot pump, and it was the best day ever, even with the moaning mother-in-law

    Foosball Chum;2680543

    Did that yesterday, £5 parking, £5 for ice creams, £7.50 for a dinghy, £5 … Did that yesterday, £5 parking, £5 for ice creams, £7.50 for a dinghy, £5.99 for a foot pump, and it was the best day ever, even with the moaning mother-in-law



    :thumbsup:

    Like most attractions in this country, they overdo it with the charges. My husband and I just noticed how much it would cost us and, being pensioners have decided against it! Surely they must realise that at a fiver each a lot more people would visit.
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