Conservation of a 19th-century side drum

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Online Collection

Connecting people with our collections is at the heart of what we do. The Online Collection showcases a growing selection of our objects for you to explore and discover.

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Use the objects inventory to search listings of all the artefacts we hold in our collections.


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Use the books inventory to search listings of all the books we hold in our collections.

The entrance to the Templer Study Centre

Templer Study Centre


Visit our Templer Study Centre to research the history of the British Army and learn more about its impact on the wider world.

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War Graves Adjudication Unit

The National Army Museum's War Graves Adjudication Unit helps to investigate the eligibility of Army personnel for commemoration.

Workshop participants explore collection items



We welcome your questions about our collections and operations, or requests for advice on general topics relating to the British Army.

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Want to discover more about the collections? There are several ways to get up close to our objects.

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Donating to the Collection

The Collection is continuously developing as new items are acquired, many through the generosity of individuals in the form of private donations.

Bandsmen of the 1st Battalion Connaught Rangers, Ireland, 1917


Irish soldiers' records

Search the enlistment books of the five British Army regiments disbanded on the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1922.

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