• 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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Child operating a robotic arm at the National Army Museum
Workshop

16 - 19 August 2022

FREE

Body Builders

Work together to complete everyday tasks using robotic arms.

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Recruiting posters for the Irish Guards and the Irish Defence Forces
Talk

19 August 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

A Dual Military Tradition

Join Joseph Quinn as he discusses Irish service in the Irish Defence Forces and the British Army from 1922 to 1945.

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Children attending a map-making workshop
Workshop

23 - 26 August 2022

FREE

Map-A-Mission

Put your map-making and map-reading skills to the test in this interactive family workshop.

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Map briefing for Sikh recruits, 1947
Members Only

24 August 2022, 6.30pm

FREE

Indian Partition: 75 Years On

Join us for a members’ exclusive event with Sir Barney White Spunner and Rana Chhina as they examine the impact and ongoing legacy of Indian Partition.

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Wounded soldiers convalescing at Preston Hall, Aylesford, Kent, c1941
Talk

26 August 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

Making Do and Mending Bodies

Join Professor Julie Anderson as she examines the rehabilitation of injured and disabled soldiers during and after the Second World War.

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Detail from ‘Cromwell leading his Cavalry into Battle’, c1860
Talk

2 September 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

Trauma and the British Civil Wars

Join Dr Ismini Pells as she evaluates the evidence of trauma in the British Civil Wars and considers what this can tell us about the psychological impact of conflict today.

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'The Shape of Battle' book cover
Members Only

6 September 2022, 6.30pm

FREE

The Shape of Battle

Join us for a members’ exclusive event with Allan Mallinson and Justin Maciejewski as they look at six battles across the centuries, considering their unique contexts and common characteristics.

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Detail from 'Sounds of War' book cover
Talk

9 September 2022, 12.00pm

FREE

Sounds of War: Music in the British Armed Forces During the Great War

Join Dr Emma Hanna as she explores the use of music and its wide-ranging importance to the British armed forces during the First World War.

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Goldwork embroidered on a military uniform
Workshop

10 - 11 September 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

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