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Royal Armouries Museum

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Absolutely faultless

We visited as a family today and I'm still trying to think of a word other than "wow!" To describe... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
gemh123
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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Great place to vusit

One of the best museums I have ever visited so much to see and do this is a credit to Leeds. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
pumperknickle
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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 2 days ago via mobile

We visited as a family today and I'm still trying to think of a word other than "wow!" To describe it - completely speechless! My partner specializes in arms and armour, I'm studying for my History degree and my parents are fascinated by History too...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

One of the best museums I have ever visited so much to see and do this is a credit to Leeds. There are weapons from all over the world, you can interact and even hold certain weapons.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent an enjoyable morning wandering the museum which has an incredible collection of arms. I think you would need several visits to truly appreciate the collections of the various eras. Park your car at the multi story car park close by it is relatively cheap...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank infast
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have visited the royal armouries several times and have never been disappointed! With free entry and fantastic extra events, shows and talks on throughout the day amongst 5 floors of fascinating artefacts from history what more could you ask for in a family day...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank HollyJean93
Reviewed 4 days ago

Took a short break near to Leeds & often passed the sign on the A1, so decide to make a visit while nearby. This was a truly great experience from the Steel Staircase at the end of the entrance to the many fascinating exhibits &...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank David E
Reviewed 5 days ago

This was free of charge to get in but it is that good I would have been happy to pay an admission fee, we were there for about 3 hours the exhibitions are excellent and really interesting, we went to the crossbow shooting and had...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truthfully, we came to visit here because my 12 year old son is very interested in military history but we all actually enjoyed it. It was far bigger and better than I’d expected. It is crammed full of so many different types of armour and...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank shazbatzannie
Reviewed 1 week ago

nothing much to say just please go and enjoy yourselves like we did, brilliant place, displays and staff

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know where th 6 hours went. Utterly absorbing. I like a bit of military history and to see all the artefacts presented in such incredible displays was great.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank marineboy2016
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're visiting Leeds, or live there and have never been, I highly recommend a visit. This museum is free to visit but donations can be made if you wish. It's accessible to all ages and all mobility levels. Some parts of the exhibition is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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alhullah57
March 24, 2019|
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Response from infast | Reviewed this property |
Park in the multi storey car park adjacent its very reasonable and then you can stay as long as you want. We walked in city centre and did some shopping too before returning.
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mepkav
September 19, 2018|
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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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