1 - 30 July 2020
Explore how robotic devices help the Army, then work in teams using block-based programming and our Dash robots to complete a series of tasks.
Use sleuthing skills to discover the stories revealed in our Second World War time capsules. Delivered in partnership with the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Soldiers have to be ready for anything! Explore and test materials by designing and building a shelter that will keep a soldier dry.
Find out about the work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and how they helped the soldiers in the Crimea.
Using our handling collection, explore Civil War battle tactics, weaponry and equipment to consider the experience of warfare in the 17th century, and the impact on civilians.
Discover some of the stories of Remembrance held by the Museum, the evolution of the poppy as a symbol, and how it is used today.
Explore artefacts and sources on the causes and treatment of injuries and illnesses on the Western Front during the First World War, and assess the impact of these innovations.
Investigate four key battles through primary sources and decide whether they can be considered victories or defeats.
Learn about the possibilities of prosthetic limbs for injured soldiers and get hands-on with our robotic arms.
1 - 24 July 2020
Work against the clock and with limited resources to design and build a device to safely deliver cargo to your troops.
Analyse recruitment posters from the Museum's collection and multimedia recreations of First World War parliamentary debates to explore the history of Army recruitment and conscription.
Get hands-on with real helmets from our handling collection, then use different materials to make and test your own.
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