3 September 2018 - 30 July 2020
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.
Discover the historic contributions of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and why they have been remembered (or not) over time.
Analyse evidence from documents and artefacts, then curate an exhibition to make a case for whether the conflict was a mutiny or war of independence.
Use sleuthing skills to discover the stories revealed in our Second World War time capsules. Delivered in partnership with the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Soldiers have to be ready for anything! Explore and test materials by designing and building a shelter that will keep a soldier dry.
Discover some of the stories of Remembrance held by the Museum, the evolution of the poppy as a symbol, and how it is used today.
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.
Using our handling collection, explore Civil War battle tactics, weaponry and equipment to consider the experience of warfare in the 17th century, and the impact on civilians.
Learn about the possibilities of prosthetic limbs for injured soldiers and get hands-on with our robotic arms.
Investigate four key battles through primary sources and decide whether they can be considered victories or defeats.
Get hands-on with real helmets from our handling collection, then use different materials to make and test your own.
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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