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

What's on at the National Army Museum

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Foe to Friend: The British Army in Germany since 1945
Exhibition

12 September 2020 - 31 December 2021

FREE

Foe to Friend

More than a million British soldiers have lived and served in Germany over the past 75 years. Immerse yourself in their stories and follow their evolution from conquerors and occupiers to allies and friends.

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Detail from an Irish recruiting poster, 1915
Talk

3 December 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Irish Soldiers of the First World War

Join Professor Richard Grayson as he investigates the experiences of Irish soldiers in the First World War.

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Tommy Roper character actor
Performance

5 December 2021

FREE

Soldier Stories: Tommy Roper

Meet characters, both real and imagined, from the Army’s past and hear their amazing stories in our galleries.

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British Sherman tanks advancing from Nijmegen in the Netherlands towards the German town of Kleve, c1945
Members Only

8 December 2021, 2.00pm

FREE

Brothers in Arms: Exhibition Preview

Join historian and author James Holland for a private tour of this new exhibition.

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British Sherman tanks advancing from Nijmegen in the Netherlands towards the German town of Kleve, c1945
Exhibition

9 December 2021 - 6 May 2022

FREE

Brothers in Arms

Follow the story of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, an elite British tank regiment whose men fought their way across North-West Europe in the final stages of the Second World War.

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'Our War' book cover
In Conversation

10 December 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Our War: How the British Commonwealth Fought the Second World War

In conversation with Julia Somerville OBE, Christopher Somerville reveals life-changing stories from people across the British Commonwealth who served in the Second World War.

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Soldier and boy with tank outside the National Army Museum
Spotlight Saturday

11 December 2021

FREE

Spotlight: Tanks

To mark the opening of our new exhibition, 'Brothers in Arms', join us to explore the history of the tank, a mainstay of modern land warfare.

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Sherman Firefly, c1944
Discussion

11 December 2021, 2.30pm

FREE

Talking Tanks

Join historians James Holland, Dick Taylor and David Willey as they discuss the impact and ongoing importance of the tank on the battlefield.

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Children attending a giant games workshop
Workshop

12 December 2021

FREE

Giant Games for Little Soldiers: Second World War Edition

Step inside our life-size board game and battle it out to see who wins.

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Walter Tull character actor
Performance

12 December 2021

FREE

Soldier Stories: Walter Tull

Meet characters, both real and imagined, from the Army’s past and hear their amazing stories in our galleries.

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The Relief of the Light Brigade, 25 October 1854
Tour

15 December 2021, 7.30pm

£10.00

Virtual Battlefield Tour: Balaklava

Witness the battlefield at Balaklava like never before in this special virtual tour led by Crimean War expert, Patrick Mercer.

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Toddler and mother at the National Army Museum
Workshop

15 December 2021

£5.00

Tiny Troopers: Music

Bring your little ones to our toddlers’ sessions, perfect for ages 2 to 4.

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