When Michael Morpurgo paid a visit to the Museum recently, he had a look back on how War Horse: Fact & Fiction got started and let us know why he thought it was so important that people come to see the exhibition.
Part of our War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition has involved visitors decorating paper horses; we could never have imagined the path this would lead us down.
Fifty years before Michael Morpurgo immortalised the story of ‘Joey’, another war horse put pen to paper and told his story – ‘Raggie’, the War Horse: An Autobiography.
Michael Morpurgo’s best-selling children’s novel War Horse has already been transformed into an exhibition, film and play. Now it’s an interactive app too!
From this week visitors to our War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition will be able to see a new addition on display – a unique cubist drawing from celebrated equine artist Sally Hyslop.
A real-life War Horse story about a young solider called Albert and his wartime work with horses is to be unveiled for everyone to enjoy in the War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition.
Thirty years ago today, on 20 July 1982 at 10.40am, an IRA nail bomb exploded in London’s Hyde Park killing four soldiers and seven horses.
A 100-year-old Band of Mercy medal engraved with horses, cows, cats and dogs is the latest item to go on public display in the War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition.
Pip Dodd, curator of the War Horse: Fact & Fiction exhibition, describes the rather unusual tradition of turning horses’ hooves into ashtrays and inkwells.
Award-winning director Steven Spielberg and the cast of War Horse, including Emily Watson, Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Hiddleston, have captured our hearts as they took time out from the glitz and glamour of the film’s London premiere to commemorate forgotten war horses.