National Army Museum

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National Army Museum address and telephone

Address:
National Army Museum is located at: Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea,
London SW3 4HT
England
Telephone:
You can contact National Army Museum on Work +44 (0) 207 881 6606
Website:
The National Army Museum website can be visited at www.nam.ac.uk

National Army Museum opening times and ticket price

Opening hours:
National Army Museum is open to the public from: 10 AM to 5.30 PM (daily)
Visiting hours are subject to change, and may not apply on public holidays. Always reconfirm whether it’s open to visitors before making plans to visit National Army Museum
Ticket cost:
The entry price for National Army Museum is: Adults free entry

How to get to National Army Museum

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Important note: The National Army Museum will be closed until 2016.

The National Army Museum was originally located at Sandhurst and moved to its present position in 1971. It now sits alongside the Chelsea Royal Hospital.

The exhibits begin in the early 16th-century with a fine collection of weapons, books and photographs. Tactics are discussed with fine maps and lessons, and there is a detailed history of the British Redcoat from Agincourt to 1800.

Space is also given over to the everyday life of a soldier with their uniforms, equipment and living kit.

The National Army Museum’s best exhibits include the skeletal remains of Napoleon’s horse – Marengo – and a cross-section of a World War I trench. There is also a spectacular model of the Battle of Waterloo at 7.15PM on 28th June 1815 – a pivotal moment in European history.

 
  • ian meyer – “This is like a poor man's imperial war museum. It covers the same sort of stuff all the way up to world war ii. I didn't think the place was going to be so bug, but there's quite a lot of stuff there but unfortunatly the display aren't as good as the iwm. Most of the stuff on display is uniforms, medals and paintings of battles. I much prefer all the full-size vehicles that the imperial war museum has got. This is just in a 30-storey building so they dont have the room for all the vehicles. Another annoying thing, though this is not the museums fault, is that the closest tube station is sloane square which s 15 minutes walk away, and there's not really a lot of other stuff in the area to do afterwards. So if you dont like it then you have pretty much wasted half a day.”

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