National Army Museum

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ADDRESS
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT
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OPENING TIMES
10:00 - 17:30 Daily. Closed 24 - 26 December, 1 January, Good Friday, early May bank holiday.
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Over £45

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National Army MuseumThis national museum shows the impact the British Army has had on the story of Britain, Europe and the world, from 1066 through to the present day. There are extensive displays on the two World Wars and unrivalled collections relating to the Victorian period and the Battle of Waterloo. Exhibits at this museum next to the Royal Hospital Chelsea, home to the Chelsea pensioners, include 30 Victoria Crosses, Florence Nightingale's jewellery, the skeleton of Napoleon's horse and a large section of the Berlin Wall. There is also an interactive gallery on the modern British Army and a range of changing exhibitions, events and children’s activities. A visit to the National Army Museum shows how Britain’s past has helped to shape the country's present and future.

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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
West Brompton Overground Station
30 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £140† 23% off
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from National Army Museum
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
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    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 10 minutes from National Army Museum
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    London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
    15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 15 minutes from National Army Museum
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    114-116 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
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    33 King's Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
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    68 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from National Army Museum
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 8 minutes from National Army Museum
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    339 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 16 minutes from National Army Museum
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    191 Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 19 minutes from National Army Museum
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    Golden Tours 15 minutes walk from National Army Museum

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    Royal London Coach Tour with Buckingham Palace & Changing of the Guard
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    Golden Tours 15 minutes walk from National Army Museum

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    Buckingham Palace and Extended Stonehenge Tour
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    You Know You Cannot See Yourself So Well As By Reflection
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015 

    Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 18 minutes walk from National Army Museum

    The V&A's summer pavilion, a temporary structure created for The London Design Festival at the V&A by Mexican architect Frida ...More

     
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    Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016 

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