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

Bird Brains and Bullet-proof Vests

Family-friendly performance
Explore the science behind some of the First World War’s unusual inventions in this interactive family show, suitable for children aged 7+.

Did you know that wee, pigeons and mums were all important parts of the First World War? Explore the stranger side of science, from bird brains to bullet-proof vests, in this 30-minute family show.

Show times:

  • 11.30am - 12.00pm
  • 2.30pm - 3.00pm

Your booking must contain at least one adult ticket.

If you are booking a family event in half-term, you don’t need a general admission ticket to enter the Museum. Simply show your event ticket at the Welcome Desk.

All our events will be delivered in a socially distanced and Covid-secure manner. There will be audience participation during the show, but all visitors will remain seated. For more information on Museum safety measures, please visit our FAQs page.

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"First time @NAM_London today. Thoroughly enjoyed it. Thought the presentation & interpretation made the subject accessible..."