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Exterior of the new museum

Plan your day at the National Army Museum

Free entry

Galleries

Our five dynamic galleries showcase thousands of objects from across our collections. Situated over four floors, they tell a huge range of stories from the Army's history.

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Highlights tour

There's lots to explore at the National Army Museum. So, if you're short of time, here's some of our favourite things to see and do.

Opening hours

Museum

Open daily: 10am - 5.30pm
Last admission: 5pm
Open until 8pm on the first Wednesday of the month.
Closed: 25, 26 December and 1 January

Opening hours

Play Base

Open daily: 9.40am - 5.20pm
Last admission: 4.20pm

The Shop

Open daily: 10am - 5.30pm

The Café

Open Mon-Fri : 10am - 4.30pm
Open Sat-Sun: 10am - 5pm

Getting here

Tube

Sloane Square is a 10-minute walk away.

Train

Victoria is a 20-minute walk away.

Bus

170 stops outside the Museum.

River Bus

MBNA Thames Clippers services stop at Battersea Power Station Pier, a 15-minute walk away.

Getting here

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Something for everyone

Families

Family visits

There's plenty for you and your family to enjoy at the National Army Museum. Explore our interactive galleries, develop new skills at the Play Base, grab a bite to eat in The Café and pick up a souvenir from The Shop.

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Groups

Group visits

We're an ideal destination for group outings, whether you’re looking to learn something new or simply to socialise.

Schools

Schools visits

We have developed a comprehensive learning service for primary and secondary schools.

The Café

The Café is a perfect place to meet, eat and drink. We serve the best whole-leaf tea and hand-roasted coffee, together with tasty, seasonal food.

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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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Please refrain from bringing food and drink into the National Army Museum.

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Facilities

Visitor Information

We offer a range of facilities including accessible toilets, baby changing and feeding areas, and free Wi-Fi throughout the museum.

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Visitor Information

Access and equality

We hope that everyone who visits will be able to enjoy their experience. There is full access to the galleries and we have a wide range of services for disabled visitors.

Contact

National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road
Chelsea
London SW3 4HT

Contact

Phone: 020 7730 0717
Email: info@nam.ac.uk

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