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Research

Last updated: 14 January 2014

The National Army Museum’s study collection reflects the rich history and traditions of the British Army. Researchers can access this collection via the links below. Advice on carrying out genealogical research and curatorial assistance in identifying and interpreting military artefacts is also available.

Inventory Search

Inventory Search

The inventory is aimed at providing researchers with a facility to find out what the Museum currently holds. An online collection with selected individual records with more detailed information, interpretation and images will be available on the site shortly.

Search our Online Inventory

Templer Study Centre

Templer Study Centre

The Templer Study Centre offers visitors an unrivalled opportunity to explore in depth the campaigns, personalities and social history of the British Army.

Find out more about the Templer Study Centre

Identification and Advice Sessions

Identification and Advice Sessions

Need help identifying an item of militaria? Looking for advice on researching your military forebears? The Museum's curatorial team are on hand to answer your questions at our regular Identification and Advice sessions.

Find out more about Identification and Advice Sessions

Family History

Family History

Our Family History page features a wide range of information for family historians or anyone researching the military career of a friend or relative.

Find out more about Family History

Research Enquiries

Research Enquiries

If you have a question about our Collection or would like to request access to a particular object, find out where to direct your enquiry.

Find out more about Research Enquiries

Useful Books

Useful Books

A selection of publications providing useful information on topics ranging from researching soldiers' records to military art and photography.

Find out more about Useful Books

Famous Units

Famous Units

Some of the most famous units in British Army history. Each entry provides a brief introduction, some fascinating facts and links for further research.

Find out more about Famous Units

Calls for Papers

Calls for Papers

The Museum increasingly hosts conferences where interested parties are invited to submit proposals for papers to be read during the proceedings.

Find out more about responding to our Calls for Papers