The Tank Museum | Archive & Library

Archive & Library

The Archive & Reference Library is the world's foremost research centre on the subject of armoured warfare.

Resources held are directly related to the Royal Armoured Corps, especially the Royal Tank Regiment. International in scope and with a world wide reputation, it is designated as a Place of Deposit for the National Archive. 

Due to rebuilding work taking place in the Museum the Archive is only able to offer places for 2 researchers per weekday from September 9th through to February 2020. Please contact the Archive for further information and to book an appointment. 

Please note the Archive and Reference Library will be closed between 17 December and 1 January.

Visits are by appointment only please contact the Archive and Reference Library on - Tel 01929 405096 x207 or email

Archive and Library

Please contact the Archive and Reference Library to book an appointment

With almost a quarter of a million images

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From tank design to weapons and uniforms