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The South West’s Biggest Model Show Returning to the Tank Museum

A thrilling programme has been announced for the South West’s biggest model show, at The Tank Museum, 23-24 September.

Discover everything you need to know about scale modelling with live workshops and demonstrations, as well as stalls selling the latest modelling kits, and accessories. Kick off your next model project surrounded by the real tanks at the South West Model Show.

Visitors can look forward to seeing a display of all types of models, including trains, aircraft, boats, science fiction icons, remote-controlled models and of course tanks! Workshops will explore techniques and tips on how to build a model tank, and specialist talks with the chance to quiz the experts.

At the South West’s biggest model show, there is something to suit every age and ability, from novices to expert scale modellers. Visitors can have a go at Scalextric racing, build a tank with Models for Heroes, and meet Doctor Who villains with the Dalek Charity Squad.

South West Model Show.
The show has all any modeler could want! Image courtesy of The Tank Museum.

Tom Holmes, Events Manager, says: “The Tank Museum is proud to bring the model-making community together to share the skills and knowledge of this fun and rewarding hobby. Model building is a great way to learn about history, and the Museum is the perfect venue to inspire future projects.”

Visitors can also explore The Tank Museum’s immersive exhibitions, including the new “Tanks for the Memories” exhibition that showcases how tanks have been portrayed as a cultural icon, including through model making and toys.

Visit for more information and to book your tickets.