• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
  • 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

An unmissable day out

A collage of images from the Museum's archive, including the portrait of a soldier and objects from the collection

See life through the eyes of British soldiers

Uncover the bigger picture of how the Army has shaped our world and lives, past, present and future.

Events and workshops

Conquer the summer: 10 things to do for families

Wondering how to keep the kids entertained? We’ve put together our top 10 must-do activities if you’re visiting the Museum over the summer.

Children enjoying the tank in the Conflict in Europe gallery

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Plan your day

The Museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00am to 5.30pm. Entry to all galleries and temporary exhibitions is free. 

We're based in Chelsea, a short walk away from Sloane Square tube station. Access is via our main entrance at:

National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road
London SW3 4HT

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There are no public parking spaces at the Museum.

Bikes are not permitted inside the Museum or cloakroom. However, cycle hoops are situated in front of the building for visitors to secure bicycles using their own locks.

The Museum's cloakroom can be accessed via the Welcome Desk. Visitors may leave items including coats, small bags, umbrellas and folding pushchairs.

Bags/items of luggage larger than 45x30x45cm are not allowed on the National Army Museum premises for safety and security reasons.

Find out more about our facilities

The Museum has toilets on every floor, and disabled access toilets on the ground and lower ground floor. There is also a Changing Places facility on the ground floor. The toilets near the Café are unisex.

Baby change facilities are available on the ground and first floor and a baby feeding room is available in the Café.

There is lift access to every floor of the Museum, from two centrally located lifts. Stairs are also available.

Fixed seating is available throughout the galleries. There is a mix of seating with and without arm rests available in all public areas, including the Café and outdoor area.

All assistance dogs are welcome at the Museum.

Opening times

Mon: Closed
Tue–Sun: 10.00am–5.30pm

Getting here

Sloane Square is a 10-minute walk
Victoria is a 20-minute walk
170 route stops outside the Museum
Ormonde Gate is the nearest docking station

Battersea Power Station Pier is a 15-minute walk


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