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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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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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Great place. You breathe history and the tales of true warriors.

I have been late 2010 last time at the Armouries. There is an area fully dedicated to Japan, which I love. A good place to live the history and the deeds of brave men.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been late 2010 last time at the Armouries. There is an area fully dedicated to Japan, which I love. A good place to live the history and the deeds of brave men.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Large museum with tons of historical weapons and armor from lots of cultures! Lots of different types of exhibits, ranging from artifacts with descriptions to an interactive exhibit about medieval tournaments.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A excellent place to visit and obtain a lot of information. It is situated in a lovely location and you can see so many things there. Well worth the visit. There is also on site restaurants.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my most favourite places to visit with children. Their live action exhibits really bring history to life. If you're lucky and it's a nice day weather wise the jousting outside is brilliant!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went here when I was a child and always found it to be super fun and always interesting. I went again just recently and found it just as good as the first time I went, there is always more to learn and if you enjoy museums then you will love this!!

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's my favorite museum in Leeds. Visited few days ago with my parents who really enjoyed it. There's plenty to see and plenty to learn. It's good for kids and adults as well. It's located by the river and you can take amazing pics from the museum. The admission is free which make it accessible to everyone

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well funded, amazing exhibits, easy to find location, good for all ages I would say and definitely be visiting again !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been visiting the Royal Armouries for years as my son and father are interested in weapons. To think that you can have a free day out in this fantastic attraction is probably mind boggling to foreign visitors. The walk up to the building is impressive enough, set in the redeveloped dockland part of leeds, the area boasts, hotels,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Walk along the river to Armories..lots to see. Interior a little confusing because of way organized. If in rush could visit adequately in three hours.. convenient to shopping and other sites in center of Leeds

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic place and free!! Quite a walk from trinity if you have small children. Leave loads of time to look round, and take drinks with you, cafe is expensive. My children were kept interested which is unusual as they do tend to get bored easy. Well worth a visit for a rest from shopping!

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