• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

Galleries

Civil War armour and weaponry, c1640s

Formation

Recently redisplayed, Formation gallery brings to life the origins, organisation and traditions of Britain’s army. It introduces the Army’s evolving role on the home, European and world stage over the past 350 years, and explores the values that motivate its soldiers.

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Soldier

Soldier gallery looks at what it's like to serve as a soldier. From joining up as a new recruit to coming home, it explores soldiers' experiences through their own words and often surprisingly personal objects.

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'Dingo' scout car in Soldier gallery
Uniforms on display in Global Role gallery

Global Role

Reopened in 2022, Global Role gallery explores the deployment of Britain’s armies around the world, from the age of empire to the modern day. Many of the objects on display were collected by soldiers and reflect their interactions with different peoples and cultures.

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