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Royal Armouries Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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great day out

fantastic place for all the family such a lot to see plus its all free can easty spend the day here... read more

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Keith S
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Doncaster, United Kingdom
Good free museum

Spent couple of hours here, they put on a little show which was interesting. The gift shop is... read more

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mia823
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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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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Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England
Clarence Dock
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Reviewed today

fantastic place for all the family such a lot to see plus its all free can easty spend the day here looking at so many things well worth a visit

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Keith S
Reviewed today

Spent couple of hours here, they put on a little show which was interesting. The gift shop is expensive. Staff very friendly

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mia823
Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place where history comes alive.We saw 2 demonstrations,sword fighting and a norman foot soldier telling his story,both of these were amazing,brought it to life.So much to see,my favourite was the indian elephant armour,will deffo go back.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elaine B
Reviewed yesterday

The Royal Armouries Museum is another one of those must-visit sights in Leeds. The breathtaking beauty of the museum lies in its in-depth collections from India to China, Rome to the UK and many more. It is not just a great history lesson but also...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great place to spend 1-2 hours with the family. Beautiful building and great display plus it’s free. We enjoyed trying the bow and arrow experience.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ReniMcP
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On the halloween we visited on the night time and they make some dramatic spookey fun which was good and well presented

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KFC G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bloody amazing, you must go fab ace, very Interesting just awesome, we popped in and stayed for lunch and the staff were amazing and help full.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nickb361
Reviewed 1 week ago

Most interesting museum, lovely lay-out. Armour and weaponry galore beautifully displayed with explanations, very educational. Good for young and old. A lovely day out and it is free too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 275jabee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Anyone looking for their works Christmas party in the future, whatever you do, NEVER book with the Royal Armouries. 3 weeks before the event and they’ve cancelled our booking for a bigger organisation! This has left us without a Christmas do when everywhere else is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank hevans01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a very interesting place seeing the Royal Armouries some horses were real ones on display. I especially enjoyed the jousting area. THE Armouries moved from London, and are in a nice building a little trip away from downtown Leeds.

Date of experience: November 2018
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September 19, 2018|
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Response from davewinstanley | Reviewed this property |
Sorry we went by car.
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If you fancy a free trip by a river taxi! Come out of The southern new exit and then down some steps into the backyard of the canal and river Aire. Around the corner there are river taxis, yellow, where you can hop on one of... More
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Response from jonathanswright13 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they have lockers on bottom floor near stairs for £1 non refundable
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