National Army Museum

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ADDRESS
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT†
TELEPHONE
OPENING TIMES
10:00 - 17:30 Daily. Closed 24 - 26 December, 1 January, Good Friday, early May bank holiday.
PRICES
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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Near National Army Museum
Draycott Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £148† 37% 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 £45† 36% 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 £125† 25% 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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Alternative Museums nearest National Army Museum

Nearest to National Army Museum
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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 (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. ... 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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Sights and Attractions near National Army Museum

The best museums, galleries, attractions near National Army Museum
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Jacqui Scott & Harry The Piano
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Monday 26th January 2015 - 8.30pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
One of the great British West End leads meets one of Britain's greatest pianists....More
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The Metropolitan Opera Live Encore Screening: The Merry Widow
London > Events > Film Events †Dates: 23rd to 29th Jan 2015
Curzon Chelsea Cinema, 206 King's Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from National Army Museum
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Liberian Girl
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 7th to 31st January 2015
Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, SW1W | 9 minutes from National Army Museum
Performed as part of the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in front of an audience including Angelina Jolie and William Hague, Diana Nneka ...More
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Near National Army Museum
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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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Shopping near National Army Museum

The best shops and markets near National Army Museum
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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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L'Artisan du Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
89 Lower Sloane Street, Belgravia, London SW1W | 6 minutes from National Army Museum
Highly acclaimed chocolate shop with a range of freshly prepared, uniquely flavoured treats. Ever tried lapsang souchong flavoured chocolate? How about Sichuan pepper or red wine and ... More
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Restaurants near National Army Museum

What are the best dining options near National Army Museum London?
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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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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, SW3 | 2 minutes from National Army Museum
Gastropub... More
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Education near National Army Museum

Near National Army Museum
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, 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 London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 32 minutes from National Army Museum
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... 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 best pubs near London National Army Museum.
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The Surprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
6 Christchurch Terrace, SW3 | 2 minutes from National Army Museum
Gastropub... More
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The Phoenix
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
23 Smith Street, Chelsea, 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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Nightlife near National Army Museum

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 14 minutes from National Army Museum
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ... 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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Meeting venue hire near National Army Museum

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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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