National Army Museum  

 
 
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10am-5.30pm Daily. Closed 24 - 26 December, 1 January, Good Friday, early May bank holiday.
 

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National Army Museum More than 23 million pounds has been spent on re-development of the National Army Museum which reopens in 2017 to reveal a radical transformation. Over 2,500 objects are displayed in five permanent thematic galleries, laid out over four floors - Soldier, Army, Battle, Society and Insight. Added to these is a temporary exhibition space, a study centre, three-room learning centre, a cafe, shop as well as Play Base, where children aged zero to seven can learn through play. Through individual stories and artefacts visitors can explore the role of the British army for the past 400 years, including its experience of battle from the 1640s to the present day. A chance to see the cultural impact of the armed forces, the Society section shows how the army has influenced everything from toys (Action Man) to fashion (Burberry Trench Coat) and fiction (War Horse). A fascinating insight into the role the British Army plays in military and civilian life.

 

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Bold in her breeches: Female soldiers who dressed as menBold in her breeches: Female soldiers who dressed as menLiterary & Education, Talk.2017-10-20T11:30:00+01002017-10-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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Bold in her breeches: Female soldiers who dressed as men
Camouflage Half TermCamouflage Half TermLiterary & Education, Kids' Workshop.2017-10-21T10:30:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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War PaintWar PaintAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.2017-10-22T14:30:00+01002017-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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War Paint
War Paint After HoursWar Paint After Hours2017-10-25T18:30:00+01002017-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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War Paint After Hours
Book Club: Caught in the RevolutionBook Club: Caught in the RevolutionLiterary & Education, Book Club.2017-10-25T19:00:00+01002017-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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Free EventOn Soon
Book Club: Caught in the Revolution
Aden InsurgencyAden InsurgencyLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-10-27T11:30:00+01002017-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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Free EventOn Soon
Aden Insurgency
War Paint After HoursWar Paint After Hours2017-11-01T17:30:00+00002017-11-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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Free EventOn Soon
War Paint After Hours
Strike It Lucky: Award And Recognition In The British And Indian ArmyStrike It Lucky: Award And Recognition In The British And Indian ArmyLiterary & Education, Talk.2017-11-03T11:30:00+00002017-11-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Strike It Lucky: Award And Recognition In The British And Indian Army
Women Soldiers TourWomen Soldiers TourAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.2017-11-04T14:30:00+00002017-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
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Free EventOn Soon
Women Soldiers Tour
War Paint Exhibition TourWar Paint Exhibition TourAttractions & Museums, Guided Tour.2017-11-05T14:30:00+00002017-11-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
National Army Museum,   Royal Hospital Road      SW3 4HT
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
War Paint Exhibition Tour
 

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National Army Museum  Image: courtesy of the National Army Museum. Photographer Paul Raftery  

   
National Army Museum - Image: courtesy of the National Army Museum. Photographer Paul Raftery

National Army Museum Image: courtesy of the National Army Museum. Photographer Paul Raftery 


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Bourne Street Pure Parking
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Draycott Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  33% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 9 minutes from National Army Museum
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
 
 
 
Sloane Square Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  29% off
7-12 Sloane Square, SW1W | 10 minutes from National Army Museum
Located right on Sloane Square, where the old Royal Court Hotel used to be, Sloane Square Hotel is a welcoming and well decorated reincarnation. All the ... More
 
 
 
No.11 Cadogan Gardens
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £174  23% off
11 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 10 minutes from National Army Museum
No. 11 London, A Victorian boutique hotel, was built by Lord Chelsea on the cricket ground between Harrods and Buckingham Palace and quickly became a ... More
 
 
 
 
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from National Army Museum
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from National Army Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 20 minutes from National Army Museum
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from National Army Museum
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a significantly ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from National Army Museum
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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War Paint
London > Events > Tours  Dates: Sunday 22nd October 2017 - 2.30pm
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | Same location as National Army Museum
Attractions & Museums, Guided Tour....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
War Paint: Brushes with conflict
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th April to 19th November 2017 - 10am-5.30pm
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | Same location as National Army Museum
...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Bold in her breeches: Female soldiers who dressed as men
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 11.30am
National Army Museum, Royal Hospital Road, SW3 | Same location as National Army Museum
Literary & Education, Talk....More
 
 
 
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Royal Court Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Sloane Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 9 minutes from National Army Museum
Dedicated to putting on new work and discovering new voices, the Royal Court Theatre was seen as 'the most important theatre in Europe' by no less ... More
 
 
 
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Cadogan Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 10 minutes from National Army Museum
Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
 
 
 
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 15 minutes from National Army Museum
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... More
 
 
 
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Reiss
London > Shopping > Clothing
114-116 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
There are many shops on the high street that aim to mirror the latest trends on the catwalk in an affordable range, but few who do ... More
 
 
 
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Partridges
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
2-5 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW34LX | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
Grocers by Royal Appointment to the Queen since 1994, Patridges is an institution in this part of Chelsea. Opened by Richard Shepherd in May 1972 at ... More
 
 
 
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Nike Women's Store
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
33 King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
Nike's first women's-only store in Europe, Nike King's Road offers sports fans bespoke services such as pant hemming, gait analysis and bra fitting. The ... More
 
 
 
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Foxtrot Oscar
London > Restaurants >
79 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from National Army Museum
Foxtrot Oscar is the ultimate Sloane hangout. Overworked city gents, ladies who have had too much lunch to face cooking dinner, and those who can afford ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurant Gordon Ramsay
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
68 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from National Army Museum
Gordon Ramsay's level of celebrity has reached such a fever pitch that it has become very nearly impossible to get a table at the small restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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The Surprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from National Army Museum
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Near National Army Museum
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 10 minutes from National Army Museum
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 22 minutes from National Army Museum
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 28 minutes from National Army Museum
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from National Army Museum
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 8 minutes from National Army Museum
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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The Surprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from National Army Museum
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from National Army Museum
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 8 minutes from National Army Museum
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes from National Army Museum
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Clarendon Cocktail Cellar
London > Nightlife > Bars
52 Cambridge Street, SW1V | 14 minutes from National Army Museum
Located under Cambridge Street Kitchen and part of the Artist Residence, the Clarendon Cocktail Cellar bar takes iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Dusk
London > Nightlife > Bars
339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 16 minutes from National Army Museum
Swish, Battersea "style bar" with Oriental decadence and award-winning cocktails. Escape the clamour of West End clubs with this out-of-town, style bar alternative. High standards, a ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near National Army Museum.
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as National Army Museum
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from National Army Museum
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from National Army Museum
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
 

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Kit And McConnel: Pheasant Laughter
Theatre | On 19th October 2017 

The Pheasantry 6 minutes walk from National Army Museum

Freshly-baked songs and the heady aroma of topical irreverence as the duo bring their show to the stage....More

London Concert Choir
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

Cadogan Hall 10 minutes walk from National Army Museum

Mark Forkgen conducts Mendelssohn's Verleih Uns Frieden, plus Schubert's Symphony No 8, 'Unfinished' and Mass No 6 In E Flat, ...More

Halcyon Quartet
Concerts | On 19th October 2017 

St Peter's Church, Eaton Square 19 minutes walk from National Army Museum

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Wicked
Wicked
Theatre | Until 1st December 2018 

Apollo Victoria Theatre 19 minutes walk from National Army Museum

Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after ...More

 

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The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home cooked meals across the city with this Maddox Street restaurant....More

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The Playground Theatre

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The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

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Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
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Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

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Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
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Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

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Concerts | On 12th November 

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