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LeonAdler Sponsoring Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 11:58 a.m. PST

A few pics of the many taken






Going to take me a while to sort them lol
Brilliant place, nicely laid out and so much stuff…………………
L

Personal logo Unlucky General Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 12:03 p.m. PST

Having been to and enjoyed Bovington and Duxford, I recall reading the Samur claim that it was the biggest or best tank museum in the world. I was skeptical. I made it to their open day when they open the working 'shed' and run a selection of their tanks from their permanent display – I am led to believe they are all 'runners'. From my limited experience it was no idle boast.

Personal logo HidaSeku Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 12:31 p.m. PST

Great pics! Must've been quite the experience to see all of them up close and personal.

Personal logo wrgmr1 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 12:36 p.m. PST

Nice! Love the H39 105.

Personal logo elsyrsyn Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 2:01 p.m. PST

Another to add to the list of places with which to bore my wife when we finally manage a European vacation!

Thanks!
Doug

LeonAdler Sponsoring Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 2:06 p.m. PST

Doug, Oh lots of other things to do as well, the Museum is pretty close to the centre which has shops and other interest museums galleries etc and the countryside around and about is stunning.
L

Marc33594 Supporting Member of TMP06 Jul 2017 4:22 p.m. PST

And my compliments. Add accomplished photographer to your list of talents.

Jeigheff Supporting Member of TMP09 Jul 2017 6:19 p.m. PST

Wowee! Thanks for sharing these!

Long Valley Gamer Supporting Member of TMP13 Jul 2017 10:38 a.m. PST

I was there a few years ago. The museum has to be one of the best tank museums in the world. I was amazed at the high quality of most of their tanks.This is very highly recommended.

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