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

Workshops for schools

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Operation Robot (coding)
Secondary workshop

7 September 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

Operation Robot (coding)

Explore the power of robots to solve challenges for the Army. Get hands-on testing out your coding skills.

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Robots to the rescue
Primary workshop

7 September 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

Robots to the rescue

Explore how robotic devices help the Army, then work in teams using block-based programming and our Dash robots to complete a series of tasks.

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Recruitment and conscription
Secondary workshop

7 September 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

Recruitment and conscription

Analyse recruitment posters from the Museum's collection and multimedia recreations of First World War parliamentary debates to explore the history of Army recruitment and conscription.

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London in the Second World War: The Blitz
Primary workshop

7 September 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

London in the Second World War: The Blitz

Use sleuthing skills to discover the stories revealed in our Second World War time capsules. Delivered in partnership with the Royal Hospital Chelsea.

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Your Country Needs You! Propaganda and recruitment
Primary workshop

7 September 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

Your Country Needs You! Propaganda and recruitment

Explore how advertising and propaganda work, particularly focusing on recruitment campaigns of the First World War.

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Body builders
Primary workshop

7 September 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

Body builders

Learn about the possibilities of prosthetic limbs for injured soldiers and get hands-on with our robotic arms.

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Cargo drop engineering challenge
Secondary workshop

1 November 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

Cargo drop engineering challenge

Work against the clock and with limited resources to design and build a device to safely deliver cargo to your troops.

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Gravity and parachutes
Primary workshop

1 November 2020 - 20 July 2022

FREE

Gravity and parachutes

Explore the history of parachutes and how the Army uses them. Design, make and test your own inspired by the historic designs in our collections.

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A clergyman and Civil Defence workers helping to clear the debris of a London school, 1940
Primary (virtual)

1 September 2021 - 22 July 2022

FREE

London in the Second World War: The Blitz (virtual)

Explore historic artefacts to discover more about the London Blitz and the people who worked to keep civilians safe.

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Florence Nightingale tending to wounded soldiers at Scutari Hospital
Primary (virtual)

1 September 2021 - 22 July 2022

FREE

Florence and Mary (virtual)

Discover the historic contributions of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and why they have been remembered (or not) over time.

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A parade of soldiers in helmets, gas mask cases on their chests and holstered revolvers at their sides
Primary (virtual)

1 September 2021 - 22 July 2022

FREE

Head On (virtual)

Discover helmets from across the history of the Army, and explore the materials and properties that make a great helmet.

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First World War recruiting poster showing a line of civilians turning into soldiers
Secondary (virtual)

1 September 2021 - 22 July 2022

FREE

What is Total War? (virtual)

Investigate the concept of Total War by tracing the steps taken to prepare for industrialised conflict in the First and Second World Wars.

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