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

Learning resources

Black Poppy
Video

KS2-KS3 (Ages 7 to 14)

BlackPoppyRose at the National Army Museum

Explore the theme of remembrance and the service of African and Caribbean men and women in the British Army with BlackPoppyRose.

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Shirley Hamilton: ATS Servicewoman
Video

KS2-KS3 (Ages 7 to 14)

Shirley Hamilton: ATS Servicewoman

Explore the contribution of Caribbean women who joined the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS) during the Second World War.

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A British medical orderly treats a wounded German soldier, c1916
Source Pack

KS3-KS4 (Ages 11 to 16)

Combat Stress 100

Explore mental wellbeing through the experiences of military veterans and their families.

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Women of the West Indies Auxiliary Territorial Service, c1944
Video

KS3-KS4 (Ages 11 to 16)

Virtual Exhibition: West Indian Soldier

Explore the history of Caribbean people in the British Army, and of the British Army in the Caribbean, through this virtual tour of the West Indian Soldier exhibition.

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Soldiers of the British West Indies Regiment, France, 1916
Timeline

KS3-KS4 (Ages 11 to 16)

West Indian Soldier: Interactive Timeline

Explore the history of Caribbean people in the British Army, and of the British Army in the Caribbean, through an interactive timeline.

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Operation Science: Signals
Video

KS2-KS3 (Ages 7 to 14)

Operation Science: Signals

Step into the world of Army signalling in the latest instalment of Operation Science.

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Mini Mission: Animal Adventures
Home Activity

EY-KS2 (Ages 3 to 11)

Mini Mission: Animal Adventures

All sorts of animals have helped the Army. Get your grown-ups involved and try this Mini Mission at home.

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Mini Mission: Music Makers
Home Activity

EY-KS2 (Ages 3 to 11)

Mini Mission: Music Makers

Music has been part of Army life for a long time! Get your grown-ups involved and try this Mini Mission at home.

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Operation Science: Supply Drop
Video

KS2-KS3 (Ages 7 to 14)

Operation Science: Supply Drop

Explore the science behind parachutes and see how well Brussel sprouts can fly in this festive-themed video.

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Parachute mission
Home Activity

KS2 (Ages 7 to 11)

Parachute mission

What material, shape and design makes the best parachute? Have a go at making your own mini-parachute at home in this fun family activity.

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Operation Science: Body Armour
Video

KS1-KS2 (Ages 5 to 11)

Operation Science: Body Armour

Go behind the scenes at the National Army Museum to discover more about an unusual item in our collection.

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Make Your Own Gift Tin
Home Activity

KS1-KS2 (Ages 5 to 11)

Make Your Own Gift Tin

Discover the story of the Princess Mary Gift Tin in this festive First World War activity.

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