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National Army Museum, London

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  • This museum had just reopened after extensive renovations. The exhibits were very well organized. I specially enjoyed a lot of the interactive exhibits (drive a virtual tank anyone?). This museum pres...  more »
  • We chose the Army Museum to visit as we all have a keen interest in the British Army and after its recent refit we thought we would like to see what had been made of it, especially as we were not keen...  more »
  • This museum turned out to be not quite what I was expecting, it is very much a journey through army life, however I found it very well laid out and very informative, a great place for a wet day  more »
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  • Visited today, 25th October. The 23.5 million pounds refurbishment has made a significant difference. Accessible, modern and family friendly. The variety of engaging and interactive and multi-media displays really help to keep your attention. Educational and reflective. A must visit for everyone who truly appreciates the courage and dedication of those men and women who fought/fight in the armed forces, for our freedom.
  • Engaging displays on the history of the British Army with interactive exhibits. The museum does a great job bringing together the history of the army as whole, across all the regiments and corps, telling the story of its role in key events in British, European and world history. There's a fascinating section on the relationship between the army and society. Great cafeteria and soft play for children as well.
  • When: Sunday 2pm in Autumn 2017 High level: Lots to read about the British Army, 3 levels, some temporary expo, spacious, newly renovated. Crowd level: Very low (empty) Pros: You like to read about the life of British soldiers, statistics, the battles, the medium used to depict war, interactive (dress up, shooting games, tank warfare, puzzles, cinema, drumming), handy seats though out. Cons: limited historical artefacts, poor use of the museum space (given the size of the museum, the exhibits were far apart so there was more walking and lots of empty spaces)
  • I frequent the play Base amd cafe both of which I highly recommend. The play Base is clean, well maintained and has limited number of people at any given time. The cafe serves delicious food for kids and adults.
  • This is a new museum and is spacious. Yet, it lacks character and more so, doesn't seem to have a story running through it. I was expecting something like the IWM but focusing on the army aspect of war. I may visit again but is not high on that list.

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