Press Invitation: Amazing Tank Event at the National Military Museum

Jul 05, 2016, 13:30 ET from National Military Museum

SOESTERBERG, the Netherlands, July 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

On 27 and 28 August, the National Military Museum (NMM) in Soesterberg (The Netherlands) will be holding an amazing TankEvent. More than 30 tanks and armoured vehicles will be presented in the Arena at the NMM. The TankEvent is one of the activities being held to mark the tank's centenary.  

TankEvent  

Alongside Dutch tanks such as the Leopard 1 and 2 and the M4 Sherman, there will also be tanks on display from abroad, such as the Russian T34 and the American M1 Abrams. In addition, there will be a militaria market, a food court and a children's activity area. There will also be music performances and a static display of all the participating tanks and (armoured) vehicles. You can find more information at http://www.nmm.nl.

Invitation to press conference  

A press conference will be held on Saturday 27 August at 10.00. Members of the press can register by e-mailing communicatie@nmm.nl.

On Saturday 13 August, there will be a test weekend. At this time, members of the press will get the chance to ride in a tank or vehicle or drive a mini tank themselves. Again, you can register by e-mailing communicatie@nmm.nl. Only a limited number of places are available.  

National Military Museum - The Netherlands  

The National Military Museum (NMM) is the leading museum highlighting the role of the Armed Forces in the Netherlands in the past, present and future. The museum highlights this role by means of stories, activities and topical exhibitions that live long in the memory. Alongside six themed areas, there is a huge presentation area in which many impressive collection pieces are on display, such as aircraft, tanks, armoured vehicles and helicopters. The museum invites everyone to come and take a look. For more information, go to http://www.nmm.nl or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.  

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Note to editors  

If you would like to sign up for the TankEvent on 27 August or the test day on 13 August, you can register by e-mailing aanmelden@nmm.nl. Please state whether you are planning to come on 27 August, on 13 August or on both dates. After registering, you will receive a confirmation.  If you would like more information and/or photos,  please contact Carla Marcus, communicatie@nmm.nl, telephone no. 0031 (0)85-0036029. NMM, Verlengde Paltzerweg 1, 3768 MX Soest, The Netherlands.

SOURCE National Military Museum