We’re here to help!

At the Museum, we offer talks, tours and object handling for St John Ambulance groups free of charge, and for those of you who are unable to reach us, we are always happy to assist with ideas for activities as well as help in planning meetings about the Order’s history.

To book, or for further information, please email Hannah Agass, Learning and Access Officer, or telephone 020 7324 4075.

Please note, all tours are subject to the availability of staff, volunteers and the historic rooms. Tours must be booked in advance to avoid disappointment.


We are currently working on new resources however, please find below some activity sheets which may be helpful for Badgers and Cadets completing the Family Badger Badge, Cadet Membership Award and the ‘St John Then and Now’ subject for their Grand Prior Award. Additionally short films about the history of the Order and St John Ambulance can be found on our YouTube Channel.

Eight Pointed Cross Activity SheetSt John's Gate Colouring SheetActivity SheetSt John Ambulance Colouring Sheet


St John Timeline





Our latest resource for Badgers and younger Cadets is the below film ‘The Story of a VAD Nurse’. This fifteen minute jackanory-style film is based upon real First World War documents from the St John Archive and tells the story of fictional St John VAD Charlotte:


Recent projects with Badgers and Cadets

St John in the First World War

A photograph of Veronica Nisbet

To mark the centenary of the First World War, twelve St John Ambulance cadets from the London region have worked in collaboration with Museum staff to produce a digital learning resource and commemorative display. The learning resource tells the story of St John Ambulance volunteer Veronica Nisbet who, during the First World War, served at the St John Ambulance Brigade Hospital in Étaples, northern France, from 1917 – 1919.

To discover more about Veronica’s story, please click here or, to find out about the cadets’ experiences during the project, why not read Amie’s blog!

This project was made possible thanks to support from the Heritage Lottery Fund, Veronica Nisbet’s family and the twelve St John Ambulance Cadets: Shankari Gnanakumar, Thomas Karam, Vidthya Kadirrajah, Joanna Street, Amie Hampsheir-Gill, Shyr-nai Davison Thomas, Chloe Peyser, Daniel Squirrell, James O’Connell, Sean Welsh, Jessie Thorne and Phoebe Sweeney.


The Museum of the Order of St John would like to thank all those who have supported and continue to support its work. In particular, the Museum would like to thank the following for their generosity: