• 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Fun 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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Attention!

Look sharp and stand straight while you march in time and fall in for some Army-style training.

Do you have what it takes to be as disciplined as a serving soldier? Can you impress our virtual drill sergeant? 

Find me in Soldier gallery
Children marching

Child using interactive table

Take command

Can you make big decisions under pressure? Find out with our interactive strategy table.

Choose a mission, test your leadership skills, and lead your battle group to victory!

Find me in Battle gallery

Battle the assault course

Younger visitors can put their physical fitness and teamwork to the test in our assault course.

Overcome obstacles with new friends to see if you've got what it takes!

Find me in Play Base

Kids in playbase

Child playing under dingo tank

Go down under

Explore the many supporting roles of British soldiers. And don’t miss the Dingo Scout Car, used by the Army around the world for gathering information during the Second World War. 

For our smallest visitors, go down under and practise your army crawl through a tunnel beneath the vehicle.

Find me in Soldier gallery

Make your mark

British Army badges come in all shapes and sizes. Explore different badges and discover each of their unique meanings.

If you get inspired, you can design your own British Army badge to take home using our cap badge wall!

Find me in Army gallery

Family designing their own cap badge

Visitors in cafe

Take a rest

Need a quick rest from exploring our galleries? Take a seat in our modern café, serving a wide selection of British fare - from homemade food and pastries to hand roasted coffee.

Kids eat free (weekends and school holidays). 
Buy 1 adult meal and get 1 kids meal free.
Terms and conditions apply, subject to availability.

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