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The Royal Armouries

Address: Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England (Clarence Dock)
Phone Number: 44 113 220 1940
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Ranked #2 of 74 Attractions in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Home for the national collection of arms and armour that features five theme-galleries: War...
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Type: History Museums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Owner description: Home for the national collection of arms and armour that features five theme-galleries: War, Tournament, Self-Defense, Hunting, and arms and armour of the Orient.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The museum is within walking distance from the Leeds bus and train station, and has free entry. A lot of thought has been put into the displays, and it was a very informative visit. The museum has a rich look to it, with some good statues and video clippings that enhance the visual appeal. It was definitely worth spending 2-3... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

it is good for what is it,lots to do and see.parking is expensive though and different things on at different times

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed observing the amazing scenarios which showed different and historical arms organized according to different cultures. It was a great experience from which we obtained not only knowledge but enlightenment on Armory topics!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Fantastic building and the exhibits are both amazingly displayed and thought-provoking to look at and interact with. The re-enactments are entertaining and very well done. Children are well catered for.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Not my cup of tea, but i can appreciate that it is a good museum to visit. Eye catching displays and lots to see. Best of all its free!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

Free attraction which is always a good thing !! Plenty to do and see and enough to keep a family entertained for a good few hours .cafe on in the building and car park on the door .very helpfully staff added to a good day out

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

There is a complete history of weaponry here, everything from the year dot to modern automatic weapons. I enjoyed it, but my 7 year old got bored after an hour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

If your Children love looking around museums and learning about the past and all the different weapons / armour different people/ animals also countries have used over the years then this is the place to go it's a good place to go free entry not sure if they do have entry fees to certain areas where special events may be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The displays are interesting but walking around with not much atmosphere makes it a little dull. It may have just been a quiet day when we visited though. It's OK.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Had some visitors from Norway and Sweden over to stay, took them to the armouries and they loved it. It's always a great place to visit.

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