War & Conflict
From your local regimental military museum and national collections to forts, redoubts, bunkers and historic battlefields, Britain's military heritage is rich and varied. Explore it all here with Culture24 museum news, exhibition reviews, features, military museum events, websites and more...
A major new gallery celebrating the life of Admiral Lord Nelson and his influence on the Royal Navy and British society during the 18th century is to open in October 2013.
A pigeon who survived attacks from hawks and bombs and a messenger dog who saved a city are a couple of the stories in an animalistic new show in London.
Marc Wilson's project to photograph World War II defences has resulted in a thought-provoking series of ethereal "documentary landscapes" at Fort Nelson.
The RAF Museum has begun the delicate process of lifting the last remaining World War Two Luftwaffe Dornier bomber from its 1940 resting place beneath the Kent sea.
In what may be the most accurate representation of the King yet, a head based on scans carried out by Leicester Royal Infirmary will form a cranial summer centrepiece in York.
The continuous spray which has protected the timbers of the Mary Rose for three decades has been turned off ahead of a five-year drying-out process for the famous ship.
The Imperial War Museum has announced its programme for its partial reopening at the end of July, returning after a closure of more than six-months.
A British Army helicopter, seen by every soldier taking part in the campaigns during the past 35 years and only retired last year, is now awaiting visitors to Duxford.
A new exhibition on the Jacobite campaign of 1745 has opened at the National Trust for Scotland's Glenfinnan Monument in Lochaber.
Imperial War Museum Duxford begins its 70th anniversary commemoration of the Americans arriving at RAF Duxford with an exhibition of photos.
There's a spectacular night of 1940s entertainment in store at Brooklands Museum in Surrey for Museums at Night with World War II home front fashion, dancing and music.
A £13,000 pistol-concealing pen, presented to the late Maharaja Hanwant Singh of Marwar-Jodhpur by royal family cohort Lord Louis, could go on public show.
The Royal Engineers Museum in Chatham is inviting the public to explore the 80% of its collection which lies hidden within what it mysteriously terms the Eighth Corridor.
A massive group portrait of World War I naval officers is to be displayed in time for the WWI centenary in 2014 if the NPG raises the £20,000 needed to restore it.
A series of fascinating linked exhibitions exploring the impact of war on the country house and its communities goes on show throughout Yorkshire in 2013 and 2014.