London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London attractions: Take a step back through military history with the Royal Artillery Museum
Published: Saturday 9th of March 2013
The museum first opened in the 1800s and is thought to be one of the first and most longstanding military museums to open in Europe.
Over the last few weeks, it has opened a new exhibition to the public, which explores the role of female soldiers serving in the army since the second world war, right up to the present day.
It highlights the importance of women in the army and contains a very special collection of rare artifacts, and photos which give guests an insight into the everyday lives of those women who serve in the army.
The exhibition is open until April 29th from Tuesday to Saturday.
On March 5th, the museum hosted a talk with Alison Baskerville, an award-winning freelance journalist who served with the Royal Air Force in Iraq and shot to fame after capturing photographs of what she saw.
If you’re interested in participating in the other exciting talks and exhibitions held at the museum, they have got many similar events on throughout the year.
Experience the best tourist attractions in London for free with a London Pass.
Posted by Samantha Reed
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Wednesday 27th of February 2013 London attractions: Benjamin Franklin House gives visitors a taste of the past
Wednesday 27th of February 2013 London attractions: Relax with a Thames River Cruise
Tuesday 26th of February 2013 London attractions: Guard’s museum teams up with Royal Armouries
Tuesday 26th of February 2013 London attractions: Wernher Collection is good for both nature lovers and art enthusiasts
Monday 25th of February 2013 BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir shows the diversity of London
Monday 25th of February 2013 There are plenty of things to do in London for people of all ages, and kids in particular are spoilt...
Monday 25th of February 2013 London is undoubtedly a historical city, and visitors to the English capital will find they can hardly...
Monday 25th of February 2013 There are plenty of fantastic London attractions to explore on a trip to the capital, but many of...
Sunday 24th of February 2013 Cycle your way around top London attractions
Saturday 23rd of February 2013 London Attractions: Take a walk on the wild side with London Zoo
Friday 22nd of February 2013 London Attractions: Jewel Tower is a real treasure in the city