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Posted on Thursday 1st May

The National Army Museum has announced a confirmed grant of £11.5m from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The grant will help fund the Museum's ambitious 'Building for the Future' project – a radical transformation of its offer, set to deliver new opportunities for accessing the Museum and its Collection, including the renovation of the visitor experience at the Chelsea site; new galleries and improved education facilities.

Carole Souter, Chief Executive of the Heritage Lottery Fund, said:

'We're delighted to be confirming our investment of £11.5m in the 'Building for the Future' project and look forward to supporting the redevelopment of this popular museum.'

The 'Building for the Future' project will enhance the Museum's onsite, offsite and online elements. Planned outreach activities will be linked to important upcoming anniversaries including the First World War in 2014 and the Battle of Waterloo in 2015.

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