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Leeds Education

The Royal Armouries Museum Leeds is a great place to study history. There are over 8,000 objects on display in five fascinating galleries – War, Tournament, Self-Defence, Hunting and Tournament and our Visitor Experience Team will bring history to life.


Did you know?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk, a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin while smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.