Summer Mission: Fun and Games

Summer Mission


Fun and Games

Take aim with target practice, get fighting fit and create your own invention in our summer family programme. Pick up a mission handbook and collect stickers each week to win a prize.

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Poster design competition

Calling all young artists! Can you use the art of persuasion? Put your creativity to the test in our poster design competition.


Tank Challenge

Race your remote-controlled tank through our mini London to find the National Army Museum

Visitors in tank

Explore the galleries


Ten family favourites

Our galleries are full of fascinating objects, surprising stories and interactive fun. Make the most of your visit with these family favourites.

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Activity backpacks

Explore the museum's galleries with our activity backpacks full of fun activities the whole family will enjoy.


Events for all the family

Come and enjoy a range of activities, events and workshops for children of all ages.

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Fun for little ones

Soft Play

Play Base

Whether your child wants to take on the soft play assault course, climb aboard a truck or prepare scoff in the cookhouse, our new Play Base lets every child shine.

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Tiny Troopers

Sing, play and create in our monthly sensory sessions for under 5s.

The Café

The Cookhouse Café is a great place to meet and refuel during your busy day. Plus, buy an adult's meal and get a kid's meal for free!

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The Shop

The Shop offers carefully chosen ranges rich in culture and contemporary design inspired by the history of the Army and the Museum's collections.

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Children with First World War soldier


Children's birthday parties

Perfect for boys and girls alike, the National Army Museum is the ideal place for kids to celebrate their birthday with friends and make some special memories in a creative and safe environment.

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