• CLOSED
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • CLOSED
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London

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

Clearing the debris of a London school, 1940

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

Are you a history detective?

In this virtual session, learners will find out about the London Blitz and how the site on which the National Army Museum stands was affected by it. There will the opportunity to look at artefacts related to the people of the Blitz and the work they carried out to keep civilians safe.

The session provides:

  • Introductory video (pre-filmed by Museum facilitator)
  • Handling object demonstration video (pre-filmed by Museum facilitator)
  • Virtual classroom (live link with Museum facilitator)
  • Digital resource pack

The session includes:

  • Historic photographs and documents
  • Handling objects
  • Group discussion
  • Team work

Curriculum areas:

  • History
  • English

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