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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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We visited The Royal Armouries, Leeds as part of our day out in Leeds. It obviously deals with weapons, but the way exhibits are portrayed on the different themes, on each level... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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York, United Kingdom
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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We visited The Royal Armouries, Leeds as part of our day out in Leeds. It obviously deals with weapons, but the way exhibits are portrayed on the different themes, on each level, makes it interesting for those who aren't "Gung Ho-Shoot 'em up" people. There is an indoor picnic area, and also picnic tables and seats outside. We were there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

We spent many hours here on a family outing. The museum seemed pretty quiet but then a vast building so it would take an awful lot of people to make it seem busy. Fantastic exhibits . Demonstrations through the day. We saw two handled sword fighting and fighting in armour demonstrations. Very enthusiastic and informative staff. So much to see... More 

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rotherham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

We went on an inset day in June. Parking was easy and the museum fairly quiet. We took 3 kids ages 10 and 6 and they all enjoyed it. The crossbow and archery were not available which was disappointing but the exhibits were interesting. Unfortunately the penny press didn't work either. The kids really enjoyed the activity room and there... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Took my Grandson Rio who loved this Museum so much he has been back twice more with his Mum and Dad. Lots of interesting things to see. Rio especially liked the displays with connections to the sea. Also, as he is a Cadet (Army) he loved looking at the rifles and guns. There is everything you could wish for and... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Such a fantastic location on our door step and only got to visit it after my daughter learnt about it at school. Great information on weaponry, war etc, the display are great, the place is open airy, there are plenty of places to relax including the food court. A great day out with the family.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Went here with all ages 6-54 loved every single bit off it. Superb would go there every. Single day of the year since there would be something different each day off the year

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Two of us were travelling south with time to spare, so stopped off here. It is a fascinating museum with weapons and armour from around the world. They are beautifully presented with many hands-on activities, notably the crossbow firing range. There were also displays throughout the day.

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yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Well worth a visit. very interesting . if you want to see it all it will take several hours there is a cafe.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

It was nice to see a lot of arms and weapons on display. The walls on stairs are a nice attraction. The AV narration at some places was good.

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Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Beautiful setting, plenty to see, free entrance. Paid parking but plenty of it. Well laid out and very interesting.

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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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