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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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Interesting and accessible

The Royal Armouries is a great venue for events, a day out with the kids, or a stroll around on a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
hannahnistri
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Leeds, United Kingdom
T 59 Weekend Break

A group of friends regularly get together in different locations for a weekend break, this time it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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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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All reviews crossbow range elephant armour sword fighting five floors free entry suits of armour all ages free water taxi few hours interactive displays on display picnic area great place to visit couple of hours rainy day the ground floor gift shop
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Royal Armouries is a great venue for events, a day out with the kids, or a stroll around on a lunch hour. The circulation spaces are good for those in wheel chairs and the whole place is interesting and informative. They put on special...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A group of friends regularly get together in different locations for a weekend break, this time it was Leeds and a trip to the Royal Armouries Museum was on the cards. What a fascinating place. There is so much on display, over so many floors,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fabulous museum with really interesting exhibits and actors performing historical characters live . You don't need to be a military buff to enjoy. The kind of place you could visit multiple times, I found it fascinating.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were ages between 89-19 and we all found this museum a standout! Modern, creative, clean, informative! Boys loved the crossbow experience and we all loved the free plays and talks as we went at a themed weekend.

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

Great purpose built venue exhibiting the history of weapons an armoury,all well presented on various levels.Also there are live talks and demonstrations such as the two headed sword fight.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We have visited the Royal Armouries several times and it doesn’t disappoint. Admission is free (we always give a donation) and they offered plenty of talks with activities for children. The shop is lovely, appealing to all age groups. The only negative was that there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Obviously if you're interested in Military history , weapons and war fare then this is a great place to indulge your interest , the displays are fantastic, lots of interaction, displays and demonstrations. Even if you're not into the military bit then the uniforms and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank tcampapril
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wow, if you were into weapons and combat, this would be the place for you. Excellent displays and history.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PeteLucy434
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

You could spend all day here. Lots to see. It’s free to go in. Talks and activities. We did cross bow shooting.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gismothecat
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can't visit Leeds and not visit this museum! It is an amazing place! I am not remotely interested in arms but there are such wonderful displays that I was so hooked. The histories of battles and arms was riveting! The displays were all so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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mepkav
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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