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About the National Army Museum

Large recently refurbished museum devoted to the British Army.

Laid out in five thematic zones, focusing on the army's history, its work, its conflict, its role overseas, and the reaction of British society to the army.

A review is here.

IMPORTANT - Although venues are reopening, their hours may differ from normal, and most now need prebooking before you visit.


Address

National Army Museum,
Royal Hospital Road,
London,
SW3 4HT

Link to National Army Museum's website

 

Exhibitions open at the moment

The Last Hussar
British artist Tobias Wilkinson documented the daily life of the last British tank soldiers to leave Germany, prior to their homecoming in 2019.
The Last Hussar
10am to 5pm
Chelsea
Closing soon Fri, 28th January
2022-01-10
2022-01-28
Brothers in Arms
Follow the story of the Sherwood Rangers Yeomanry, an elite British tank regiment whose men fought their way across North-West Europe in the final stages of the Second World War.
Brothers in Arms
10am to 5:30pm
Chelsea
Ends on Fri 6th May
2021-12-09
2022-05-06
 

National Army Museum Map

 

Fequently asked questions

What's the nearest railway station to National Army Museum

The nearest station is Sloane Square which is 0.5 miles away.


National Army Museum - Latest News

From WW2 to Cold War and today – the British Army in Germany
From WW2 to Cold War and today – the British Army in Germany

A James Bond style armoured car and a kettle for cups of tea in a tank are the highlights of an exhibition at the moment about the role played by the British Army in West Germany from the end of WW2 to modern times.

Army Museum shows off the secretive work of the Special Forces
Army Museum shows off the secretive work of the Special Forces

An unexpectedly topical exhibition has opened at the Army Museum that looks at the work of the special forces, the SAS, the SBS, and the three services that are even more secretive than that.

A revamped Army Museum shows off a soldiers life
A revamped Army Museum shows off a soldiers life

“It’s difficult to understand the history of Britain, if you don’t understand the history of the British Army”, Janice Murray, Director General of the refurbished National Army Museum, said at its reopening.

Lawrence of Arabia’s Dagger to remain in the UK
Lawrence of Arabia’s Dagger to remain in the UK

A dagger and the famous robes worn by T.E Lawrence while in the Middle-East have been saved for the nation.

 

Recent exhibitions

Explore why artists and soldiers have painted scenes of conflict.
2017-03-30
2017-10-08
A display exploring the Romanian experience of the First World War.
2018-06-15
2018-07-15
Extreme training. Secret missions. Total dedication. Explore the hidden world of the Special Forces.
2018-06-23
2018-10-28
Alfred Munnings: War Artist, 1918
This exhibition features over 40 original paintings from his time with the Canadian Expeditionary Force during the First World War.
2018-11-30
2019-03-03
Call in the Cavalry
From flamboyant uniforms to fast horses, this exhibition looks at the shared heritage between the Hungarian and British hussars.
2018-10-25
2019-03-03
The art of persuasion: Wartime posters by Abram Games
This major exhibition explores the life and legacy of the iconic designer Abram Games, focusing on his time as 'Official War Poster Artist' during the Second World War.
2019-04-06
2019-10-15

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