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The Royal Armouries

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Neighborhood: Clarence Dock
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Address: Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England
Phone Number: +44 113 220 1940
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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Stayed at the hoilday inn across the square from it and called over on our last day..Tock about 2 and a half hours to walk around but was really interesting and would advise... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Terry-lee M
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Limavady, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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Limavady, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the hoilday inn across the square from it and called over on our last day..Tock about 2 and a half hours to walk around but was really interesting and would advise visiting

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The kids really enjoyed all the different areas in the royal armouries took loads of photos and they enjoyed the free taxi boat ride too on the river and it's free cheap nice family day out x

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Thank joandstejustmarried
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The title says it all. Check in advance to see what activities are on. So much more than a collection of weapons and FREE. For that coffee and a sandwich then go to the cafe near the entrance.

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Thank Peter D
Batley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter and I had a great time here. There was plenty to see and plenty to do. Very educational. Location also a bonus as its very close to all the other attractions of leeds city centre.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really enjoyed my first visit to the Royal Armouries at Leeds. There were so many exhibits to look at, I'll have to go back because I definitely didn't take it all in. For anyone who is into history it's a great day out and, as it's free, it is a cheap day out for families, I'm sure children would... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Myself and my daughter visited here as it was close to hotel, but left after 20 minutes. Not our sort of thing, but it is very good if you are a history buff and also if you are interested in English battles. Young boys would love seeing all the armoury and weapons from bygone days. They are two small cafes... More 

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Brunssum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Superb day out if you are into swords, armour and muskets. Only negative was the coffee on the second floor, it was an abomination. Strangely enough, the coffee on the ground floor was actually quite good.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Free entrance. You can also get involved in evening classes of sword fighting and archery. Well worth visiting.

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Thank Kate E
Banbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This was an excellent museum for all ages and I couldn't believe it was free! Lots and lots to see and do! The cafe was quite expensive but you can't blame them if it's a free admission!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

We love it here . The children get to see everything and it's well presented .. beautiful family place

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