• 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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Walter Tull character actor
Performance

16 October 2022

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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Indian Army Memorial Room
Members Only

19 October 2022

£15.00

RMA Sandhurst Trip

Join us for a members-only day trip to the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Uncover the origins of the National Army Museum and view the magnificent art on display in the Indian Army Memorial Room.

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A British infantryman capturing a German tank crewman at El Alamein, 1942
Talk

21 October 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

The End of the Beginning: The Second Battle of El Alamein

Join Rupert Wieloch as he marks the 80th anniversary of the Second Battle of El Alamein with a discussion of its key events and its importance in the context of the Second World War.

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National Army Museum at dusk
Early Opening

22 October 2022, 9.00am

FREE

At Ease: Sensory Friendly Early Opening

A relaxed early opening of the Museum for families with additional sensory needs to experience the galleries in a quieter environment.

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Tommy Roper character actor
Performance

23 October 2022

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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Parachute adventures
Workshop

25 - 26 October 2022

FREE

Airborne Adventures

Design a parachute, prepare for your mission and attempt to land safely on our Giant Drop Zone. Then, discover an amazing medical invention that changed the lives of airborne troops.

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'SAS Brothers in Arms' book cover
Book Launch

27 October 2022, 6.30pm

£8.00

SAS Brothers in Arms: Churchill’s Desperadoes

Join bestselling author Damien Lewis for the launch of his new book that charts the SAS’s formative years during the Second World War.

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Wendy Shearer
Workshop

27 October 2022

FREE

Tales of Mary Seacole

Delve deeper into the life of Mary Seacole and her Crimean War exploits in these storytelling sessions with Wendy Shearer.

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Children attending a family tour
Tour

27 - 28 October 2022

FREE

Marching Orders: Family Tour

Join our exciting family tour as we explore the gory, gruesome and surprising world of army medicine!

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Detail from 'Nagasaki: The Forgotten Prisoners' book cover
Talk

28 October 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

Nagasaki: The Forgotten Prisoners

Join John Willis as he unveils the forgotten story of the Allied prisoners of war who survived the devastating Nagasaki nuclear bomb.

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'Red Devils' book cover
Book Launch

29 October 2022, 2.00pm

£10.00

Red Devils: The Trailblazers of the Parachute Regiment

Join acclaimed journalist and broadcaster Mark Urban as he launches his new authorised history exploring the formation of the Parachute Regiment during the Second World War.

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

29 October 2022, 11.00am

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