First World War Galleries @ Imperial War Museum London

TroopsTrenches460276This summer the world will remember the great sacrifices made one hundred years ago at the beginning of the First World War.

Imperial War Museum London will reopen its doors on 19th July with brand new First World War Galleries. The Galleries will host a dedicated family trail, First World War art exhibition and see the return of the museum’s iconic large objects. In the First World War Galleries children can learn the story of Tirpitz the pig mascot of battle ship HMS Glasgow and Alfie Knight who aged 9 wrote to Kitchener asking to join the army.

They will also experience what life lived outdoors would have been like for soldiers in the new recreated trench.

Discover the story of the First World War through the lives of those who experienced it both on the front line and the home front.

Click here to find out more.

Click here to find out about the Horrible Histories exhibition that also opens on 19th July.


Event Info:

Where: Imperial War Museum, London

When: Saturday 19th July onwards

Price: Free (donations welcome)

First World War Galleries @ Imperial War Museum
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road,London
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