• 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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Soldiers of the British West Indies Regiment, c1916
Exhibition

19 May - 31 October 2021

FREE

West Indian Soldier

Discover the shared military heritage between the UK and the Caribbean in this special exhibition exploring the role of West Indian soldiers in the British Army.

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The Duke of Wellington at Waterloo, 1815
Talk

18 June 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Men Who Decided Waterloo

Professor Brendan Simms examines the story and legacy of the men of the King’s German Legion who turned the tide at the Battle of Waterloo.

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In the Footsteps of Our Forces
Challenge

21 June - 4 July 2021

£18.00

In the Footsteps of Our Forces

Get your marching boots on and join our walking challenge to show your support for those who serve and help keep their stories alive.

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Aerial view of Brompton Cemetery
Walking Tour

23 June 2021, 11.00am

£15.00

Victoria Cross Recipients at Brompton Cemetery

This stroll weaves along the pathways of the Grade I listed cemetery following tales of fame, fortune and heroism.

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British soldiers carry out official reprisal in a village in West Cork, January 1921
In Conversation

23 June 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

War in Peacetime: The British in Ireland, 1920-21

Join Dr Edward Madigan, in conversation with Professor Dan Todman, as he examines the British experience of the Irish War of Independence with a particular focus on the role of the British Army.

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Polish gunners fire 25 pounders on the Eighth Army front, Italy, c1944
Discussion

25 June 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Anders Army: Service and Legacy

Join our panel of experts as they explore the untold story of the Polish II Corps during the Second World War and its continuing legacy today.

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The Band of the Grenadier Guards at Buckingham Palace
Spotlight Saturday

26 June 2021, 10.00am

FREE

Armed Forces Day 2021

March over to the National Army Museum this Armed Forces Day where we will be celebrating with music, archives and activities.

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'At All Costs' book cover
Talk

2 July 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

At All Costs: The British Army on the Western Front, 1916

Join Dr Spencer Jones as he discusses the challenges and changes facing the British Army on the Western Front in 1916.

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'Winning Wars' book cover
Discussion

6 July 2021, 7.00pm

FREE

Winning Wars: The Enduring Nature and Changing Character of Victory

Join Matthias Strohn and his fellow contributors in this online discussion, as they consider different ideas of what winning a war actually means.

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'Mission France' book cover
Talk

9 July 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Mission France

Join historian Dr Kate Vigurs as she discusses the story of the female SOE agents sent undercover in France during the Second World War.

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'The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners' book cover
Talk

16 July 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The British Army of the Rhine: Turning Nazi Enemies into Cold War Partners

Join Dr Peter Speiser as he examines the relationship between the British Army and the people of Germany in the wake of the Second World War.

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