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The Royal Armouries

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Address: Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England
Phone Number: 44 113 220 1940
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Description: Home for the national collection of arms and armour that features five...
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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What a day out. An excellent facility. We had two hours spare but this wasn't enough time to see everything. Definitely a day out for Dads and Lads. Some interesting historic... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

What a day out. An excellent facility. We had two hours spare but this wasn't enough time to see everything. Definitely a day out for Dads and Lads. Some interesting historic artefacts and plenty of interactive activities as well. Entry is free so it's one I will come back to time and again

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Chester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Having some time to spare I decided to visit and it was well worth the walk. The exhibits are celluloid out and the location easy to find.

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Southampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

If you've not been to the Armouries and have an interest in history you've missed out! Its free to get in and the exhibits are great - easily worth a whole day at a slow pace round the exhibitions, I've been two or three times and still not seen everything I'd like to look at in more detail - theres... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Visited with my sons. Plenty to see and easy to wonder around. We watched a hand to hand combat demonstration which was really well done. Easy to access the museum by foot.

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Leeds, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

For a ***FREE*** museum, this place is amazing. Initially I thought I'd find weapons and war boring but there is so much more to it than that! So many interesting exhibitions and the talks and shows are incredible. Could listen to them all day! Went to a sword fighting demonstration which was informative and funny, saw a monologue from writings... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Visited the museum today with my 6 yr old son. The museum is large and must still feel spacious even when really busy. The exhibits were presented beautifully. My son and I found the interactive displays really interesting. The best part is its free but is well worth a donation. Exhibit wise I was really moved by the impact section... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I've been here a few times. I love going back and just wandering around the exhibitions. The armour shows such amazing craftmanship. The displays are well laid out and it is such a nice bright building. There are areas to pause and eat your own food if you feel like it or they have a cafe on the ground floor.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

Always enjoy taking visiting friends to The Royal Armouries', there is always something new and interesting to see. The staff all seem to be accomplished actors, and are very knowledgeable about the exhibits. The catering is good as well !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Very intersting and plenty to see and do,but sometimes it gets a bit much when you see so many guns or swords togeather. The archery was good and the four kids we took enjoyed it,its £3 but not bad when you consider its free to get in the Armouries.The food was'nt bad either and not as dear as we thought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I loved the Royal Armouries! It was so amazing to see all the weapons and armor. The elephant armor was so beautiful and I just loved the Lord of the Rings exhibit.

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Address: Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England
Phone Number: 44 113 220 1940
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds>  > Clarence Dock

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