1 July 2016 – 8 January 2017

Go behind the scenes of some of the most iconic war films which have captured the imagination of cinema-going audiences across the generations.

28 July 2016 - 28 August 2017

This thought-provoking exhibition brings together several series of work by artist-photographer Edmund Clark to explore the hidden experiences of state control during the 'Global War on Terror'.

Until 13 November 2016
This display shows how Britain’s armed forces deal with very different aspects of global security, from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa to being part of coalition efforts to fight ISIS in the Middle East.
Until 25 September 2016

Discover a variety of imaginative responses to conflict, from surreal depictions of aircraft as creatures, to abstract views of bombing raids and detailed drawings of life in submarines.

26 May – 4 September 2016

Acclaimed documentary photographer Edward Barber captures the anti-nuclear protest movement in 1980s Britain in a new exhibition this summer.

Discover the story of the First World War through the lives of those who experienced it both on the front line and at home. Free admission.
The Holocaust Exhibition traces the Nazi persecution and murder of Europe’s Jews from 1933 to 1945.
This free exhibition tells the story of how ordinary people braved the challenges of life at home during the Second World War through the eyes of the Allpress family, who lived in Stockwell, London.
Discover people’s stories of modern war and conflict through some of the more unexpected objects from our collections.
The Lord Ashcroft Gallery: Extraordinary Heroes houses the world’s largest collection of Victoria Crosses and a significant collection of George Crosses.
Secret War explores the undercover world of espionage, covert operations and the work of Britain’s Special Forces.
Explore our dramatic new atrium, designed by Foster + Partners.
Discover how conflicts have been fought and communities divided in places such as Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan from 1945 to the present day.
Explore key moments of the Second World War through the connections between people’s lives and the objects on display.

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