• 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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Detail from 'A view of the Engagement at Vinegar Hill, June 21st 1798'
Members Only

22 July 2021, 6.30pm

FREE

The Irish Wars: The Irish Against Napoleon (Lecture 2/3)

In the 18th century, Royalist France had made several plans to invade Britain by first landing troops in Ireland - an ambition which Revolutionary France adopted with gusto.

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The 88th Foot at the Battle of Salamanca, 1812
In Conversation

23 July 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Battle of Salamanca: Wellington’s Finest Hour?

Join Zack White and Marcus Cribb as they discuss the popular myths and ideas that have grown up around the Battle of Salamanca.

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Family craft activity
Workshop

28 - 30 July 2021, 11.00am

FREE

Rubber Band Racers

Construct your own rubber band racer, put it to the test and see who wins the race!

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Men of ‘C’ Squadron, 21st Battalion, Imperial Yeomanry, 1901
Talk

30 July 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

All the King’s Horses and Men

Join Robert Fleming as he traces the development and service of King Edward’s Horse (The King’s Overseas Dominions Regiment) between 1900 and 1918.

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Children attending an activity workshop
Workshop

4 - 6 August 2021, 11.00am

FREE

Ready, Steady, Radio

Discover the story of the British Forces Network and test your skills as a Foley artist as you create your own sound effects in this interactive family workshop.

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A private of the 8th West India Regiment, c1803
Talk

6 August 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Establishing the West India Regiments

Professor David Lambert discusses the establishment of the West India Regiments and explores the debates that surrounded their formation.

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Children attending a giant games workshop
Workshop

11 - 13 August 2021

FREE

Giant Games for Little Soldiers: Cold War Edition

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

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Fragment of the Berlin Wall on display in the Foe to Friend exhibition
Talk

13 August 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

The Berlin Wall

Join Professor Patrick Major as he marks the 60th anniversary of the construction of the Berlin Wall by exploring the crisis that followed.

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Children attending an activity workshop
Workshop

18 - 20 August 2021, 10.30am

FREE

Codebreaker Challenge

Can you crack the code, save the secrets and stop the Cold War from getting hot?

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'Dead Men Telling Tales' book cover
Talk

20 August 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Dead Men Telling Tales

Join Matilda Greig as she explores the fascinating lives and afterlives of Napoleon’s soldiers and the stories they told.

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Child playing on a drum
Workshop

25 - 27 August 2021

FREE

Berlin Beat

Explore the Berlin Military Tattoo and construct your own instrument inspired by the drums in our collection.

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British officers of the Guides Infantry, c1879
Talk

27 August 2021, 12.00pm

FREE

Personality, Politics and Patronage in the Late Victorian Army

Join Professor Ian Beckett as he explores the late Victorian Army and the complex relationships between its leading figures.

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