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Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds

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Arms and armories have played an important role in the history of the UK, and Royal Armouries Museum serves to preserve and document this. Located in a modern, imposing building, the museum contains collections dedicated to ancient and medieval warfare, as well as warfare from the 17th to the 20th centuries, hunting, oriental weaponry, tournament warfare, and self-defense. Arrange your visit to Royal Armouries Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Leeds using our Leeds vacation builder.
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  • I have visited the Royal Armouries many times over the years and have always enjoyed it. The collections are impressive and I love that it's free - would definitely recommend.  more »
  • One of the best museums I have ever been to. The exhibits are interesting, easy to navigate, often interactive and diverse enough to interest anyone. Expert talks across the day allow for more in dept...  more »
  • We took our grandchildren aged 7 and 10 to the armouries last week and they loved it, they especially liked the themed talks, which are scheduled throughout the day, and the battlefield models. Main e...  more »
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  • What a place! Superb collection of guns, armour, swords and weaponry. Better than London! Get yourself down there. The castle invasion is particularly good.
  • Brilliant museum. It's a must see if you live anywhere around. It's completely free for everyone, has 4 floors with all the history Britain was involved in. While now and then it was well-made interactive machines/items. What impressed me tho is the live acting performance and the well-dressed people, acting and walking around the place through the visitors making it even more realistic.
  • Visited today with my husband and teenage daughter. Fascinating exhibition, friendly helpful staff and some very informative stalls in the lobby on medieval life weapons and armour. The Fletcher was fascinating on the art of making bows and arrows. Well signposted, easy parking and no entrance fee - would give it six stars if I could. Glad to see my old favourite the elephant is still there in his armour...
  • It's a really good place, The exhibits were very interesting and we also had a go at the archery which you have to pay for but is well worth it!
  • A great museum! So much interesting history could have spent a whole day here - I can't wait to come back!