• 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 - 28 August 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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Prosthetics display in the Road to Recovery exhibition
Discussion

9 February 2023, 6.30pm

£5.00

Journeys of Recovery

Hear from three former soldiers as they discuss the personal journeys they have been on to rebuild their lives after suffering physical and mental injuries in the line of duty.

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Detail from 'Captured Behind Japanese Lines' book cover
Talk

10 February 2023, 12.00pm

FREE

Captured Behind Japanese Lines: A Chindit’s Story

Daniel Berke recounts the story of his grandfather, a member of the Chindits who was captured by Japanese forces in Burma.

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Sister Evelyn Morgan character actor
Performance

12 February 2023

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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Children attending a craft workshop
Workshop

14 - 17 February 2023

FREE

Remarkable Rations

Travel back to the 1940s and create your own ration book in this fun, creative workshop.

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Children attending a family tour
Tour

14 - 17 February 2023

FREE

Marching Orders: Food and Rations

Join our exciting family tour as we discover what soldiers' rations are really like and how they have changed throughout time.

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Wives and children of British soldiers arrive in Germany, 1946
Talk

17 February 2023, 12.00pm

FREE

‘Pampered Darlings’: The Story of Operation Union

Dr Daniel Cowling investigates the experiences of the first British families who moved to Germany after the Second World War as part of Operation Union.

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Sweetheart pin cushion, c1918
Course

18 - 19 February 2023

£85.00

Embroidery Course: Sweetheart Pin Cushions

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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Walter Tull character actor
Performance

19 February 2023

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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A Ukrainian soldier stands with a British soldier during a capability demonstration, Salisbury Plain Training Area, 2022
Discussion

23 February 2023, 6.30pm

£5.00

Ukraine: One Year On

Join a panel of experts as they reflect on the current war in Ukraine and its potential legacy.

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Detail from 'The Women Who Flew for Hitler' book cover
Talk

24 February 2023, 12.00pm

FREE

The Women Who Flew for Hitler

Join Clare Mulley as she examines the lives of two female pilots, offering a fascinating insight into Nazi Germany and its attitudes to women, class and race.

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