National Army Museum – London, England

“Located in one of London’s most affluent Boroughs, the dedicated and central museum for this tranche of the British military, the National Army Museum sits adjacent to the Royal Hospital Chelsea, home to the Chelsea Pensioners and adds to the prestige and occasion of visiting this recently refurbished and modern attraction. Originally conceived in the 1950’s to have a permanent establishment dedicated towards the history of the Army, opened as a temporary exhibit in Sandhurst before moving to its permanent home in Chelsea opening in 1971” Continue reading National Army Museum – London, England

Highclere Castle – Hampshire, England

“The spectre of modernity overshadowed the estate as it emerged into the modern era, the challenge of funding and remaining financially viable a contention faced by many buildings of this size and stature. Whilst it had been used as a filming location sparingly in recent years it’s use in the series Downton Abbey that provided relief to the Castle’s residents allowing restoration projects to be undertaken th”at will eventually open up areas that had fallen into disrepair. Continue reading Highclere Castle – Hampshire, England

Fleet Air Arm Museum – Yeovilton, Somerset

“Opened in 1964, the museum has seen continual change and innovation, its centerpiece the carrier exhibit between halls with its flight deck and aircraft experience a fascinating attraction unique to this location. In addition to the general attractions as with other museums of this type and nature it continues to support the restoration of military aircraft recovered and transported to Yeovil to restore and preserve the equipment for prosperity sake.” Continue reading Fleet Air Arm Museum – Yeovilton, Somerset

Summer at Kew 2020

“As with nearly every paid access attraction and open space in London it was impacted by the viral strain with access restricted to visitors, as such staffing levels were reduced to allow the gardens to remain operationally viable. As such, garden beds were left unplanted, features in a barren state with conservation work limited in what could be undertaken whilst ensuring the safety of the remaining staff on site.” Continue reading Summer at Kew 2020

Royal Air Force Museum – Colindale, London

“A museum of this nature will hold relevance going forward where it serves to not only showcase the machinery of war but have an active or present, dialogue recanting the gravity and purpose of those exhibits. This presents a challenge to many museums that don’t always go into the detail and history of the items on show, relying on prior knowledge, an affliction this museum suffers from in part in the more aged sections of the museum though there has been a consistent and visible effort in providing context through interactive exhibits and guides in the hangars” Continue reading Royal Air Force Museum – Colindale, London

Cutty Sark – London, UK

“Situated in Greenwich, a short walk from the historic Old Royal Naval College, the restored tea clipper Cutty Sark is one of the highlights when visiting this corner of London. As part of the Royal Museums Greenwich group, an assortment of attractions in and around Greenwich including the Royal Observatory, today she serves to educate generations of visitors on her illustrious history as one of the prestige vessels in the ‘tea race’. ” Continue reading Cutty Sark – London, UK