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National Army Museum
  • CLOSED
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Museums training programme

The National Army Museum coordinates training opportunities in best practice for museums throughout the UK and internationally.

Working with a network of over 140 UK Regimental & Corps Museums and international partners, we deliver an annual training programme that encourages skills development and explores the benefits of networking and sharing expertise in working with Army collections. Museums outside this network can also book onto our programme for a fee.

Uniform training

Uniform training

DSTL Radiation Safety in Museums

Tuesday, 27 September 2022, 10.00am – 3.00pm
London

This course is delivered by Defence Science Technology Laboratory (DSTL) and is a full day of training on radiation safety for museums. The course will provide an introduction to what radiation is, help raise awareness and provide you with resources for safety measures for museum staff and visitors as well as to protect collections. 

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Regimental Curators’ Course – London

Monday, 3 October – Friday, 7 October 2022
National Army Museum, London

The National Army Museum will be running the next Regimental Curators’ Course in person here at the Museum in London. This five-day training course covers various aspects of museum best practice and working with Army collections and is open to staff, volunteers and trustees working in Regimental & Corps Museums.

Topics covered during the week include an introduction to preventative conservation, learning services, marketing for military museums, research and archives, photo identification, exhibitions, collections care and management and much more.

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Firearms in Museums

Tuesday, 15 November 2022
National Army Museum, London

The Firearms in Museums course is delivered in partnership between the National Army Museum and the Royal Armouries. It covers firearms legislation relevant to UK museums, provides a historical overview to firearms used by the British Army and also includes an introduction to firearms conservation. This course will take place in person at the National Army Museum in London.

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Firearms in Museums

Thursday, 17 November 2022
Royal Armouries, Leeds

The Firearms in Museums course is delivered in partnership between the National Army Museum and the Royal Armouries. It covers firearms legislation relevant to UK museums, provides a historical overview to firearms used by the British Army and also includes an introduction to firearms conservation. This course will take place in person at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.

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Get in touch

If you have any enquiries regarding the training, please contact Julian Farrance (jfarrance@nam.ac.uk) or Kelsey Loveless (kloveless@nam.ac.uk).

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