• 10.00am - 5.30pm
  • FREE
  • Chelsea, London
National Army Museum
  • 10.00am - 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 - 21 August 2024

FREE

Foe to Friend

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

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‘Legs’, oil on board by Captain Harry Parker, 2013
Exhibition

25 June 2022 - 29 January 2023

FREE

Road to Recovery

This special exhibition follows the challenging journeys of rehabilitation and recovery taken by soldiers who have suffered a life-changing physical or mental injury.

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‘Go To It’ - Royal Signals soldiers on deployment
Display

1 - 31 October 2022

FREE

The Royal Signals

Secure communication is vital to the Army. Throughout Cyber Awareness Month, the National Army Museum is showcasing the work of the Royal Signals through a series of dynamic photographs.

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British and German wounded, Bernafay Wood, France, 19 July 1916
Talk

7 October 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

Emotion and Ethics During Combat in the First and Second World Wars

Join Professor Joanna Bourke as she questions how the role of emotions and ethics can give us a better understanding of the experience of combat.

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Sister Evelyn Morgan character actor
Performance

9 October 2022

FREE

Soldier Stories: Sister Evelyn Morgan

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

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'Colditz: Prisoners of the Castle' book cover
Talk

12 October 2022, 6.30pm

£15.00

Colditz: Prisoners of the Castle

Bestselling author Ben Macintyre tells the astonishing true story of one of the Second World War’s most infamous prisoner-of-war camps.

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Toddler at a Tiny Troopers workshop
Workshop

12 October 2022

£5.00

Tiny Troopers: Posters

Sing, play and create with your little ones at these fun, sensory sessions, perfect for ages 2 to 4.

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Tanks on Ruweisat Ridge during the First Battle of El Alamein, July 1942
Talk

14 October 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

The First Battle of El Alamein

Join Christopher Dorman-O’Gowan as he discusses the First Battle of El Alamein and its significance in the North African campaign of the Second World War.

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1st Life Guards on Royal Avenue, Chelsea, c1905
Walking Tour

15 October 2022, 2.30pm

£12.00

Chelsea at War

Join tour guide Mike Armitage as he explores some of the lives and stories that highlight Chelsea’s military heritage.

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French troops don their gas masks while manning a trench, c1915
Conference

15 October 2022, 9.30am

£15.00

Chemical Warfare in the Great War: Experience and Legacies

Join an international group of scholars to explore chemical warfare in the First World War and its legacies today.

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Goldwork embroidered on a military uniform
Workshop

15 - 16 October 2022

£80.00

Embroidering Identity: Goldwork

Elevate your embroidery skills in this exclusive two-day course led by experts from Hand & Lock, London’s premier embroidery house.

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Civil War display case in Formation gallery
Tour

15 October 2022, 11.00am

FREE

The Formation of the British Army: BSL Tour

Join expert guide Edward Richards for a British Sign Language (BSL) tour examining how the British Army was formed and how it’s structured today.

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