Time Required : 2-3 hours
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A one of a kind museum in Asia that serves as a home to nearly 50 vintage Armored Fighting Vehicles, the Cavalry Tank Museum was established in 1994 by the Armored Corps Centre and School. The Museum houses a wide range of Armoured Vehicles and War Tanks of various origins dating from as recent as the Indo-Pakistani war of 1972 to those dating back to the world war I.
The oldest armoured vehicle on display is the Rolls-Royce Silver Ghost Armoured Car. Among the Armoured tanks of British origin were the Valentine, Churchill Mk VII, Matilda I, Centurion Mk II and Archer Tank Destroyer. The Tanks of US origin included the US Sherman Crab, M3 Stuart, M22 Locust, M3 Medium Tank (M3 Lee), M47 Patton, M24 Chaffee, M41 Walker Bulldog Tanks along with the Canadian Sexton Self Propelled Artillery Vehicle and various other Armoured Cars. The different types of Tanks on Display are The Imperial Japanese Type 95 Ha-Go Light Tank and Type 97 Chi-Ha Medium Tank, the Nazi German Schwerer Panzerspahwagen Light Armoured Car, the French origin AMX-13 Light Tank, the Soviet-made PT-76 Amphibian Tank and an 88mm Anti-Aircraft & Anti-Tank Artillery Gun. This Collection of Tanks include the Vijayanta Main Battle Tank as the pride of India. With all of these Big and Mean Machines, the museum sends its visitors on time travel to the Wars that the Tanks witnessed.
The Cavalry Tank Museum is open for Visitors on all days of the week from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The entry fee is INR 10 per person and Photography, and Video recording are charged extra.