The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games

Open until 24 November 2019

The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games

This major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as 'Official War Poster Artist' during the Second World War.

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Princess Elizabeth working on a car engine, 1945

Women and the Army


Open until 20 October 2019

Rise of the Lionesses

Explore the changing role of women in the British Army through the lens of the Women's Royal Army Corps.

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Women's work?

See how women’s contributions to the Army have helped bring about change over the past 100 years.

Stories & Events


Discover stories and events highlighting the major contributions women have made to the British Army.

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Paratroops landing on the outskirts of Arnhem, 1944

Second World War

Operation Market Garden

Seventy-five years ago, the Allies launched a daring airborne operation to shorten the Second World War. It aimed to secure the River Rhine crossings to allow an armoured advance into Germany's industrial heartland.

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‘The German offensive. British guns going forward’, 1918

First World War


First World War in Focus

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.

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Second Lieutenant Noel Evans

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.


Peace and commemoration

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.

Drill sergeant interactive in Soldier gallery

Fun for families


Ten family favourites

Go on an adventure through our galleries to find fascinating objects, surprising stories and interactive fun. Make the most of your visit with this selection of family favourite experiences.

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Play Base

Play Base is an immersive experience for children aged 8 or under, offering a variety of fun and engaging activities. Take on the assault course, climb aboard a truck or prepare scoff in the cookhouse.

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