6 January - 30 July 2020
Investigate the concept of Total War by tracing the steps taken to prepare for industrialised conflict in the First and Second World Wars.
Explore how advertising and propaganda work, particularly focusing on recruitment campaigns of the First World War.
Analyse evidence from documents and artefacts, then curate an exhibition to make a case for whether the conflict was a mutiny or war of independence.
Explore the history of parachutes and how the Army uses them. Design, make and test your own inspired by the historic designs in our collections.
Discover the historic contributions of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and why they have been remembered (or not) over time.
Explore how robotic devices help the Army, then work in teams using block-based programming and our Dash robots to complete a series of tasks.
Use sleuthing skills to discover the stories revealed in our Second World War time capsules. Delivered in partnership with the Royal Hospital Chelsea.
Soldiers have to be ready for anything! Explore and test materials by designing and building a shelter that will keep a soldier dry.
Find out about the work of Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole and how they helped the soldiers in the Crimea.
Using our handling collection, explore Civil War battle tactics, weaponry and equipment to consider the experience of warfare in the 17th century, and the impact on civilians.
Discover some of the stories of Remembrance held by the Museum, the evolution of the poppy as a symbol, and how it is used today.
Explore artefacts and sources on the causes and treatment of injuries and illnesses on the Western Front during the First World War, and assess the impact of these innovations.
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