National Army Museum

National Army Museum
Royal Hospital Road, London, SW3 4HT
  • Telephone 020 7730 0717
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  • Website www.nam.ac.uk
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Armed Forces Day

Celebrate the armed forces with an activities day full of tours, entertainment and family activities.

Sat 30 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30

Ask an Expert: Object Identification Workshop

Staff at the National Army Museum will help you identify your military artefacts and learn about your family history.

Fri 8 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Booking recommended.

The Battle of Dettingen, 1743

Sophie Stathi of the National Army Museum hosts a talk on the Battle of Dettingen and its significance to British history, marking the 275th anniversary of the conflict.

Fri 29 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Behind The Scenes: Artists Rifles

Patrick Baty explores the lives of the artists, writers and playwrights who volunteered to serve in the Artists Rifles regiment, including William Morris, Frederick Leighton and Noel Coward, and museum curator Emma Mawdsley highlights some of the Museum's collections relating to those who served in the unit.

Wed 4 Jul

£15 (£12.75) / 020 7730 0717

Book Club

A monthly evening of discussion and debate about books relating to the British Army. Complimentary snacks and wine served from 6.30pm.

Wed 30 May

Free Booking is recommended / 020 7730 0717

Wed 27 Jun

Free Booking is recommended / 020 7730 0717

Wed 25 Jul

Free Booking is recommended / 020 7730 0717

…and 5 more dates until 26 Dec

Book Launch: Why We Fight

Dr Mike Martin, formerly of the British Army, talks about what causes war.

Wed 6 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 18:30 – 20:00

A Cool and Lonely Courage: The Women of SOE F Section

Dr Kate Vigurs talks about the experiences of the Special Operations Executive’s female agents in France during the Second World War.

Fri 1 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 11:30 – 12:30

Curator Tour: Special Forces

An hour long guided tour though the exhibition Special Forces: In the Shadows, which presents ideas of security and secrecy through the lens of British Special Forces. Please meet at the exhibition entrance five minutes before the tour is due to begin.

Sat 2 Jun

£12.50 (£10.62) / 020 7730 0717

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Mon 4 Jun

£12.50 (£10.62) / 020 7730 0717

Wed 6 Jun

£12.50 (£10.62) / 020 7730 0717

…and 6 more dates until 22 Aug

Father’s Day

Celebrate Father's Day with free tours and family activities at the museum. Workshops include a robot adventure activity and the chance to learn how to march with a WWI soldier.

Sun 17 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 11:00

Get Hands-On: Military Medicine in the First World War

A chance to handle real historical objects relating to military medicine during WWI.

Tue 5 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Half Term: Be a Journalist

Be a journalist for a day and have a go at making your own mini-documentary about some of the Museum’s objects.

Sat 26 May

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Sun 27 May

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30

Mon 28 May

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:30 – 16:30
…and 6 more dates until 3 Jun

The Real Monuments Men

Talk from Dr Nigel Pollard about the British Army’s role in protecting and saving cultural heritage during World War II, that formed the basis for George Clooney's 2014 film The Monuments Men.

Fri 8 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Booking recommended.

Romania and the First World War

Major General Dr Mihail E Ionescu presents a talk on Romania's involvement in WWII.

Fri 15 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Booking recommended.

Romania and the Great War

Temporary exhibition exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War (in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute),

Fri 15 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Sat 16 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Sun 17 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

…and 28 more dates until 15 Jul

Security and the Army Tour

Guided tour around the galleries exploring the topic of security and the army.

Sat 2 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Sat 7 Jul

Free / 020 7730 0717

Sat 4 Aug

Free / 020 7730 0717

…and 4 more dates until 1 Dec

Soldiers’ Families During the Second World War

Julia Summers discusses the effect of war on families and soldiers during WWII.

Fri 22 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

Booking recommended.

Special Forces: In the Shadows

An exhibition which presents ideas of security and secrecy through the lens of British Special Forces.

Fri 25 May

Times to be confirmed / £8 (£7; Children £4; under 12s free) / 020 7730 0717

Sat 26 May

Times to be confirmed / £8 (£7; Children £4; under 12s free) / 020 7730 0717

Sun 27 May

Times to be confirmed / £8 (£7; Children £4; under 12s free) / 020 7730 0717

…and 175 more dates until 18 Nov

Special Forces: In The Shadows

This major exhibition presents ideas of security and secrecy through the lens of British Special Forces. Discover who these elite soldiers are, the training and skills they need and some of the operations they've undertaken around the world over the past 70 years. Founded during the Second World War, the Special Forces is…

Fri 25 May

£8 (£7; Children £4) / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sat 26 May

£8 (£7; Children £4) / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Sun 27 May

£8 (£7; Children £4) / 020 7730 0717

  • 10:00 – 17:30
…and 175 more dates until 18 Nov

Temporary Exhibition Launch: Romania and the Great War

Launch of the Romania and the Great War exhibition in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Wed 20 Jun

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 18:00 – 21:00

Walking Tour: Beyond the Battlefield

A walking tour led by guides from Brompton Cemetery and the National Army Museum, who will illuminate the personal histories that connect the cemetery's monuments to the museum's collections.

Thu 31 May

£12.50 (£10.62) / 020 7730 0717

Weapons that Wound, Hands that Heal

Robert Fleming from the National Army Museum and Louise Bell from the National Archives discuss advancements in weaponry and medicine in the lead up to, and during, the First World War.

Fri 25 May

Free / 020 7730 0717

  • 11:30 – 12:30

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