To allow for building work and gallery refurbishment the mezzanine level of the War Gallery will be closed 19 May – 12 September.
Charge down to the museum for loads of summer fun. Come rain or shine there’s always something exciting going on.
The Royal Armouries Museum should not be confused with Royal Armouries International plc, the private sector corporate hospitality business.
The Yorkshire Heraldry Society’s fascinating new exhibition opening at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds.
Join curator Philip Magrath as he examines the performance of the best of the field guns and howitzers used in the First World War and assess the lessons learned for the artillery of the future.
Join curator Jonathan Ferguson and discover what you really should arm yourself with if the zombie apocalypse happens this Halloween!
Join Dr Matthew Ford, University of Sussex, as explores how the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield shaped British small arms tactics from Boer War to First World War.
Get hands on with the deadly machines of the most destructive conflict in history and learn how Victorian technology was adapted to suit the tactics of this ‘modern’ warfare.
CONFERENCE - Archaeological Leather Group Conference 2014
13 November 2014 to 14 November 2014 at Leeds
This unique conference held in conjunction with the Archaeological Leather Group brings together new research on diverse range of subjects.
Delegates will handle and study some of the museum’s most remarkable fakes, consider how these were produced and learn how fakes may be identified.
Join our expert curatorial staff to learn about some of the more obscure and unusual elements of the Royal Armouries’ collections.
Five heroic swords inspired by The Lord of the Rings film trilogy at the Royal Armouries in Leeds.