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Tank Demonstration Weekend

May 21 @ 9:00 am - May 22 @ 5:00 pm

$15 – $25

A fantastic weekend where you can see some of the American Heritage Museum’s tanks including the M4 Sherman and M24 Chaffee and other privately owned military vehicles operating on our tank driving grounds behind the museum.

Special to this weekend – we will operate the M26A1 Pershing and M18 Hellcat. Captivating historical narration will bring these amazing machines to life. WWII veterans will be participating in the exhibition!

Gates open at 9:00am and close at 5:00pm each day. Tank driving demonstrations are ongoing through the entire day with at least 1-2 or more tanks driving on the operations grounds throughout the day. Some WWII re-enactor camps with displays will be set up.

All three museums will be open: The American Heritage Museum, The Historic Aviation Hangar and Classic Automobile Barn. This is a unique opportunity to see some of the world’s most rare aircraft, extraordinary American classic automobiles, historic tanks, armored vehicles, military artifacts and much more.

There is over 100,000 square feet of space within the American Heritage Museum and Hangar combined.

Food and beverage will be available for purchase on site and picnics are allowed.

**We will have photographer Jason Kennedy from Baystate Image here to take portrait shots of WWII veterans on Saturday, May 21, from 9 AM to 1 PM – at no cost! Please bring your Dad, Grandfather or Great Grandfather and capture his image for you to keep and pass on to your family. WWII Veteran admissions is free! We encourage you to bring your WWII veteran to be a part of our living history event and get a great picture while here.

Advance Sale and Event Day Admission Tickets

Admission for the Saturday and Sunday events are as follows:
$25 Adults  |  $20 Seniors/Veterans  |  $15 Children 12 yrs. and younger
Members, WWII/Korean War Veterans and Children Under 3 are Free – No ticket required.
Admission discounts can not be used for special event weekends.

Purchase Tickets Online:

Click here to Buy Tickets for Saturday, May 21, 2022

Click here to Buy Tickets for Sunday, May 22, 2022

Tickets may also be purchased the day of the event by Credit Card or Cash at the entry gate on the access road as well.

Admission for AHM / CF Members

This is a Members Free Event Weekend:  one (1) free admission per day for Individual and Participating Members, two (2) free admissions per day for Dual Members, and two (2) adult and two (2) child free admissions per day for Family Members. No advance ticket purchase required, just bring your VALID membership card or recent membership receipt to the entry gate for proof. You may buy tickets online or at the gate for any additional people in your party.

Tank Driving Experiences and Tank Rides Available

Tank Driving experiences and Tank Rides will be taking place over the weekend. You can register online, by phone, or on-site, but spaces are limited!

Tank Driving Experience Prices:

M24 Chaffee Light Tank (20 minutes driving the tank) – $995.00 donation (tax deductible)

M4 Sherman Medium Tank (20 minutes driving the tank) – $1495.00 donation (tax deductible)

Tank Ride Experience Prices:

M24 Chaffee (10 minute ride) – $595 per group of Three (3) persons – two in the turret, one in the bow gunner position.

M4 Sherman (10 minute ride) – $595 per group of Two (2) persons – one in the turret, one in the bow gunner position.

Schedule your tank  driving or ride experience above or call 978-562-9182 to reserve.

Details

Start:
May 21 @ 9:00 am
End:
May 22 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$15 – $25
Event Categories:
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Organizer

American Heritage Museum
Phone:
978-562-9182
Email:
ahm@collingsfoundation.org
Website:
www.AmericanHeritageMuseum.org

Venue

American Heritage Museum
568 Main Street
Hudson, MA 01749 United States
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Phone:
9785629182
Website:
http://www.americanheritagemuseum.org
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Saturday, January 29th - MUSEUM CLOSED DUE TO SNOWSTORM

The American Heritage Museum is closed today due to the Nor'easter snow storm currently being experienced in the region. We anticipate reopening on Sunday, January 30th from 10am to 5pm if all conditions improve.