Tank Museum, also known as the Cavalry Tank Museum, is situated in the Armoured Corps Centre and School. Being first of its kind in Asia, the museum houses a vast collection of tanks used by rulers during different periods. The museum was inaugurated in 1994 by late Gen BC Joshi, Former Army Chief and a tank-man.One of the prime attractions of the museum is the Mark-I fitted with a tractor engine that was used during World War I. The beginning of the 19th century experienced rise of trench warfare, but could not succeed as many soldiers died from disease in their armoured car. Displaying armoured cars, reconnaissance vehicles and light tanks, the museum represents the journey of evolution of ancient tanks to the modern day tank.A model belonging to the same class of armoured cars used by General Dyer to enter Amritsar's Jallianwala Bagh is also displayed in the museum. Representing the Nazi era of Europe, the museum has Schmerer Panzerspahwagen (8-RAD), the 1934 armoured car with a sign of swastika. The museum also showcases tanks used for performing specialised services such as aircrew recovery, bridge laying, mine-detonation and dozing.Another prominent attraction of the museum is the amphibious tanks that were developed for the Normandy Landings during World War II. Besides, the German and the Japanese tanks captured during World War II, the Pakistani tanks and other 40 tanks can be seen in the museum.
Iwale Nagar, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra 414001, India