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The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is home to the national collection of arms and armour.

There are five exciting galleries to explore – War, Tournament, Oriental, Self Defence, Hunting – plus the magnificent Hall of Steel.

Check out the weapons and armour of warriors through the ages from early medieval knights to the modern-day soldier.

Discover treasures from around the globe – explore the Ottoman Empire, the Wild West, Europe, Japan and India. Wonder at the fabulous arms and armour of the Japanese shoguns, the royal houses of Europe and the kings of England including Henry VIII who reigns supreme in the Tournament Gallery.

Highlights include:

  • A lively programme of daily events, including live combat demonstrations, handling sessions, and dramatic performances, make a visit to the Royal Armouries Museum a new experience every time
  • Get your hands on history with exciting interactive activities
  • Special events and exhibitions throughout the year, including themed school holiday activities and the Easter jousting tournament

Admission is free.

For more information, visit the Royal Armouries website or call 0113 220 1999.

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Armouries Drive
West Yorkshire
LS10 1LT

08700 344 344