During the First World War (1914-18) Private Stephen Palmer was sent an Oxo tin that ended up saving his life.
British heritage brand Hawes & Curtis has partnered with the National Army Museum to create a limited edition collection that is fit for royalty. The collection is inspired by the uniform Queen Elizabeth II wore as a young princess.
An SAS soldier's personal survival kit contains many everyday objects. These can be used in ingenious ways, demonstrating both the adaptability and the resourcefulness of the Special Forces.
During the First World War Private Stephen Palmer was sent an Oxo tin that ended up saving his life.
The Army's influence on fashion is not new. Military dress has made its way from conflict to catwalk over and over again.
3 September 2018 - 23 July 2019
Get hands on with real helmets from our handling collection, then use different materials to make and test your own.
Soldiers have to be ready for anything! Explore and test materials by designing and building a shelter that will keep a soldier dry.
Learn about the possibilities of prosthetic limbs for injured soldiers and get hands-on with our robotic arms.
20 October 2018
Join volunteer tour guide Jeffrey Yang on a journey through 370 years of British military uniforms.
KS1 (Age 5 to 7)
Follow this gallery trail to find out how soldiers cope in different places and in different conditions.
KS2 (Age 7 to 11)
Follow this gallery trail to discover some of the amazing objects that have protected soldiers through time.
Follow this gallery trail to find some amazing objects that have helped soldiers to be superhuman.
Follow this gallery trail to find out what life was really like for a soldier in the First World War.
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