Two boys dressed up in toy armour

Leeds Events

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.

Events coming soon:

Did you know?

A flash in the pan

This expression originates with the misfire of a flintlock or similar gun. The powder in the pan was supposed to ignite the main charge in the barrel. Sometimes only the powder in the pan flashed without firing the main charge.