Peter Kennard is Britain’s most important political artist whose imagery has become synonymous with the modern protest movement.
Until 30 May 2016
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.
Until 6 September 2015
Last chance to seeThrough the sound installation The Work v5, Stidworthy confronts the difficulties of communicating the traumatic experiences of former soldiers who suffer from PTSD.
Until 1 November 2015
This revealing exhibition provides a snapshot of this pivotal point in Afghanistan's history through the voices and experiences of British troops, members of the Afghan National Security Forces and UK government and NGO workers.
Coming soon: 15 October 2015 – 24 April 2016
Our new exhibition explores the impact of the Second World War on women's lives through the photography of Lee Miller, one of the most important female war photographers of the twentieth century.
Coming soon: 18 November 2015 – 13 November 2016
Our upcoming 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.
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.
Discover how conflicts have been fought and communities divided in places such as Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan from 1945 to the present day.
Secret War explores the undercover world of espionage, covert operations and the work of Britain’s Special Forces.
Explore key moments of the Second World War through the connections between people’s lives and the objects on display.
Explore our dramatic new atrium, designed by Fosters + Partners.