17 - 26 September 2021
The Chelsea History Festival is back! World-class speakers will bring the past to life from the heart of London with over 70 exciting physical and virtual events.
The National Army Museum is open with measures in place so you can enjoy your experience here as safely as possible. Entry remains free, but please book a free time slot before visiting.
Missed any of the conversations and debates we've been streaming over recent months? Catch up online at any time. Guests have included bestselling authors and historians, as well as serving Army personnel.
19 May 2021 - 31 October 2021
Discover the shared military heritage between the UK and the Caribbean in this special exhibition exploring the role of West Indian soldiers in the British Army.
12 August 2021, 7.00pm
Professor Anthony King launches his latest book which examines the character and impact of urban warfare in modern times.
31 August 2021, 6.30pm
Whatever political tensions existed in Ireland in the wake of the 1798 and 1803 Rebellions, Irishmen were never slow to join the British Army in the fight against Napoleon.
Enjoy a programme of exclusive events, subscription to 'Muster' magazine, a series of walking tours exploring London’s military heritage, and a 15% discount in the Café and Shop.
More than a million British soldiers have lived and served in Germany over the past 75 years. Follow their evolution from conquerors and occupiers to allies and friends in our free exhibition.
In May 1945, following the defeat of Nazi Germany, British troops began occupying and administering a ruined country.
Growing tension between East and West soon evolved into the Cold War, prompting a more defensive role for those garrisoned in West Germany.
Fought on 1 July 1690 between the forces of the deposed King James II and his successor, King William III, the Battle of the Boyne was the largest military engagement ever to take place on Irish soil.
Discover the national and global impact of the First World War and hear the stories of men and women whose lives were affected by the conflict.
A collection of letters and photographs reveals the story of 19-year-old Second Lieutenant Noel Evans and the tragic timing of his death on the morning the Armistice was signed.
After the Armistice in November 1918, millions of soldiers hoped to be home soon. But demobilisation was a huge task. How best to mark the victory and commemorate the fallen was also hotly debated.
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