• 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10.30am - 3.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
Chelsea History Festival

17-27 September 2020

Chelsea History Festival 2020

Join us for a celebration of history from the heart of Chelsea. This year's festival will bring the past to life through a series of talks, tours and events, both physical and virtual.

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Army gallery uniform display cases

Army gallery uniform display cases

In venue and online

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We're open again

The National Army Museum has reopened its doors, with measures in place to put safety first for visitors and for staff. We are offering a simple, safe, pre-bookable one-way route around the Museum.

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Virtual events

Always open online

Missed any of the conversations and debates we've been streaming over recent weeks? Catch up online at any time. Guests have included authors and historians, as well as serving Army personnel.

The King's Man Experience

The King's Man Experience
Exhibition

Until 31 October 2020

The King's Man Experience

Immerse yourself in the world of 'The King’s Man' and explore the history, legends, politics and people depicted in Disney’s forthcoming cinematic release.

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Also on at the National Army Museum

Operation Barras in Sierra Leone, 10 September 2000

Operation Barras in Sierra Leone, 10 September 2000
Story

Operation Barras

Twenty years ago, in September 2000, British troops undertook a successful hostage rescue mission in the war-torn West African country of Sierra Leone.

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Bandsmen of the 1st Battalion Connaught Rangers, Ireland, 1917

Bandsmen of the 1st Battalion Connaught Rangers, Ireland, 1917
Research

Irish soldiers' records

Search the enlistment books of the five British Army regiments disbanded on the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922.

Search online

‘The German offensive. British guns going forward’, 1918

‘The German offensive. British guns going forward’, 1918

First World War

Microsite

First World War in Focus

Discover the national and global impact of the First World War and hear the stories of men and women whose lives were affected by the conflict.

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Story

Second Lieutenant Noel Evans

A collection of letters and photographs reveals the story of 19-year-old Second Lieutenant Noel Evans and the tragic timing of his death on the morning the Armistice was signed.

Story

Peace and commemoration

After the Armistice in November 1918, millions of soldiers hoped to be home soon. But demobilisation was a huge task. How best to mark the victory and commemorate the fallen was also hotly debated.

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