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Last updated: 5 September 2011

Adult groups

These sessions have been devised to last between 30 and 45 minutes. Their aim is to be informative, yet light-hearted.

An Introduction to the Museum

The Museum building isn’t really suited to giving guided tours, so why not book a short talk explaining how the National Army Museum came into being, and how to find your way around.

Fighting Words

A fascinating talk using images and objects from the Collection to bring to life some of the words and phrases we use today that originated in the Army.

Animals at War

Discover how the Army has used pigeons, dogs, camels and even elephants in its long and colourful history.

From Hastings to Helmand

A thousand years in thirty minutes! Find out how the Army evolved from its medieval origins all the way through to the modern day, using images, kit, equipment and weaponry from the Museum’s extensive handling collection.

Afghan Again

The British Army has been in Afghanistan several times over the last 160 years: a shared history we've forgotten, and Afghanistan hasn't. This talk covers the main campaigns up to the modern day, and looks at the way the Army (and Afghanistan) has changed over time.

Youth groups

Youth groups are welcome to book and visit the Museum at any time. Sessions are available free of charge during the school holidays or for after-school clubs.

Organisers can request anything from our Primary & Prep or Secondary & Sixth Form programmes, or from our Groups or Armed Forces pages.

Some adaptation may be necessary depending on the size and make up of your group. Please contact us to discuss this.

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