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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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A fabulous, free, informative family day out

A huge range of armour and military artefacts to modern day weaponry. Check the website for displays of falconry, jousting and other displays (charges apply). The tours/talks... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

A huge range of armour and military artefacts to modern day weaponry. Check the website for displays of falconry, jousting and other displays (charges apply). The tours/talks are well worth attending as the staff are very knowledgeable and bring the subject to life! Something for all age groups, plenty of places to eat drink, including an indoor picnic area.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

A huge building filled with a lot of things and its all free to visit. If you have a specific interest in these sort of things you could spend all day looking. For us a few hours was enough to get the general idea.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

It took me 2 hours just to do one floor. I could not visit the floor that had the exhibits from India. A very good museum and it's free!!! Waiting for the jousting events to start.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Took the grandchildren who thought it was great. Not too big that they got bored or tried of walking around. A great attraction for Leeds.

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Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Spend a few hours there with a good friend, very nice place and give a very good overview of the guns and other weapons through history. Could perhaps be a few more activities but very interesting under all circumstances, place is very recommendable

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Very interesting museum, a lot things to see. We are living just in front of it ang already been three times., definitely must see in Leeds!!

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The Royal Armouries was easy to find and well signed to walk only 10 minutes from Hotel Malmaison. Entrance was free and has several hours worth of things to see and do. Lots of exhibits, photography was allowed without flash.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

This is not easy to find if you are walking from the centre of Leeds but if you follow the canal you should find it. If your interest is weapons and armour this is a good place to visit. We started on the top floor which is simply different types of weapons and we found this a bit boring. We... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

I suppose this review is more for other teachers than purely pleasure-visitors, but I can say that it would be an education to anyone. Take a look at the website before you go - there are a raft of adaptable KS2-4 worksheets and plenty of preliminary information for pre-trip classes. The staff are helpful and accommodating of groups as long... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Went here on a rainy day. It was okay, with some nice historic learning facilities. Great for kids or for any one with a keen interest. Shop was full of usual tat you find in every other museum. Best parts was probably the Archery Zone :)

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