National Army Museum - Opening hours, Address, Tickets, What's On

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.

Address

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

Admission Charges

Entry is FREE

Link to National Army Museum's website

National Army Museum Opening Hours

This Week

Sun
26th Jan
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Mon
27th Jan
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Tues
28th Jan
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Wed
29th Jan
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Thur
30th Jan
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Fri
24th Jan
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Sat
25th Jan
10:00am - 5:30pm
 

Next Week

Sun
2nd Feb
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Mon
3rd Feb
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Tues
4th Feb
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Wed
5th Feb
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Thur
6th Feb
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Fri
7th Feb
10:00am - 5:30pm
 
Sat
8th Feb
10:00am - 5:30pm
 

 

Exhibitions Open Now

Free  
This display of winning entries from the latest Army Film and Photographic Competition gives a unique insight into life in the British Army.
(Open 23rd Jan 2020 to 13th Feb 2020)
2020-01-23
2020-02-13
National Army Museum
LondonSW3 4HT

 

Exhibitions Opening Soon

Free  
Explore the tattoos worn by members of the Armed Forces community and the powerful stories of identity, comradeship, bravery and sacrifice they represent.
(Open 31st Jan 2020 to 17th Apr 2020)

Forthcoming events at National Army Museum

Members of the London Military Museums Network discuss the impact of the First World War on London through the stories of soldiers and civilians.
 Friday, 24th Jan: 11:30am to :
 
2020-01-24
2020-01-24

1919: The New Normal?

Professor Ian Beckett tells the story of the Battle of Isandlwana and the subsequent defence of Rorke’s Drift, looking at the impact of the two events from both British and Zulu perspectives.
 Saturday, 25th Jan: 2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
2020-01-25
2020-01-25

Great Battles: Isandlwana

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Jack Fairweather tells the true story of a Polish resistance fighter, who infiltrated Auschwitz and drew the world’s attention to its atrocities.
 Monday, 27th Jan: 6:30pm to :
 
2020-01-27
2020-01-27

The Volunteer

Rory Lewis, winner of Portrait of Britain 2017-19, discusses his Soldiery project, a contemporary reflection of the modern British military.
 Friday, 31st Jan: 11:30am to :
 
2020-01-31
2020-01-31

Soldiery: British Army portraits

Join military photographers Rupert Frere and Graeme Main MBE as they talk about capturing the experiences of the British forces in Afghanistan.
 Saturday, 1st Feb: 2:30pm to 3:30pm
 
2020-02-01
2020-02-01

 Behind the lens: British Army photographers

Robert Griffith explores the actions of the 5/60th Rifles during the Peninsular War.
 Thursday, 6th Feb: 6pm to :
 
2020-02-06
2020-02-06

Rogues with Rifles

Kathrin Pieren and Susan Gordon from the Jewish Military Museum uncover the important contribution of Jewish women in the First and Second World Wars.
 Friday, 7th Feb: 11:30am to :
 
2020-02-07
2020-02-07

Jewish women in the Armed Forces

Using survivors' own accounts, Terry Brighton gives voice to the men who rode down the 'Valley of Death' at Balaklava with the Light Brigade.
 Friday, 14th Feb: 11:30am to :
 
2020-02-14
2020-02-14

Hell's mile

Join Dr Peter Chasseaud as he discusses how maps and aerial photography were used in military operations in the First World War.
 Friday, 21st Feb: 11:30am to :
 
2020-02-21
2020-02-21

Mapping the First World War

Bestselling author and historian Julie Summers reveals how the identity of 'Vogue' magazine was forged in the Second World War.
 Wednesday, 26th Feb: 6:30pm to :
 
2020-02-26
2020-02-26

Dressed for War

Former Scots Guards officer Hugo Clarke discusses the project he led while serving in Iraq to establish a new Basrah museum.
 Friday, 28th Feb: 11:30am to :
 
2020-02-28
2020-02-28

Culture through conflict: the rebirth of the Basrah Museum

Connect with the art, the history and the meaning behind tattoos through the lens of the Armed Forces.
 Wednesday, 4th Mar: 6:30pm to 9:30pm
 
2020-03-04
2020-03-04

Tribute Ink Late

Rodney Atwood outlines the contributions made by Sir Archibald Montgomery-Massingberd and challenges his reputation as a reactionary military leader.
 Friday, 6th Mar: 11:30am to :
 
2020-03-06
2020-03-06

The Unknown Field Marshal

Join historian Rick Stroud as he celebrates the heroines of the Special Operations Executive who fought to free Nazi-occupied Europe.
 Friday, 13th Mar: 11:30am to :
 
2020-03-13
2020-03-13

Lonely Courage

Gareth Glover outlines his contribution to the long-standing debate over which regiments defeated the Imperial Guard during the 'crisis' of Waterloo.
 Friday, 20th Mar: 11:30am to :
 
2020-03-20
2020-03-20

The Great Waterloo Controversy

Gary Sheffield discusses the experiences of Hugo De Pree, a cousin of Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, who had a distinguished military career in his own right.
 Friday, 27th Mar: 11:30am to :
 
2020-03-27
2020-03-27

In Haig's Shadow

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