Royal Armouries Museums

There is always lots to see and do at the Royal Armouries.
Our museums are open every day and admission is free!

Opening times

10am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Latest opening information

There are 22 items tagged with ‘art

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1. Weapons as works of Art

Weapons used in hunting were often highly decorated to show off the wealth and status of their owner.

2. Art of Artillery

This gallery displays some of the most wonderfully decorated guns that can be justifiably considered works of art.

3. Immunity from Seizure

Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 provides immunity from seizure for cultural objects which are loaned from overseas to temporary public exhibitions in approved museums or galleries in the UK where conditions are met when the object

4. Education

It’s time to get your pupils out of the classroom for a unique and memorable learning experience at the Royal Armouries.

18 Events

1. Easter Eggs with Bite!

Guerrilla Artists: Creative family art workshops. Inspired by the Museum’s collection.

2. La Danse Macabre

Guerrilla Artists: Creative family art workshops. Inspired by the Museum’s collection.

3. Kites and Kingdoms

Guerrilla Artists: Creative family art workshops. Inspired by the Museum’s collection.

4. Never mind the Pollock’s

Guerrilla Artists: Creative family art workshops. Inspired by the Museum’s collection.

5. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

Join Art Angels to create some of your own art work to take home.

6. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

Join Art Angels to create some of your own art work to take home.

7. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

Join Art Angels to create some of your own art work to take home.

8. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

Join Art Angels to create some of your own art work to take home.

9. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

Join Art Angels to create some of your own art work to take home.

10. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

Join Art Angels to create some of your own art work to take home.

11. Art Angels

Join Art Angels to create some of your own art work to take home.

12. SPIES & SECRET AGENTS

School holiday activities for families.

13. Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to printing

90 minute adult art workshop programme will introduce you a variety of inspiring and creative classes. Led by our specialised tutor, these workshops are small, friendly and relaxed. All materials provided.

14. Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to printing

90 minute adult art workshop programme will introduce you a variety of inspiring and creative classes. Led by our specialised tutor, these workshops are small, friendly and relaxed. All materials provided.

15. Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to felt making

90 minute adult art workshop programme will introduce you a variety of inspiring and creative classes. Led by our specialised tutor, these workshops are small, friendly and relaxed. All materials provided.

16. Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to felt making

90 minute adult art workshop programme will introduce you a variety of inspiring and creative classes. Led by our specialised tutor, these workshops are small, friendly and relaxed. All materials provided.

17. The decoration of arms and armour

Discover more about the art of the armourer and take a fresh look at some of our most decorative pieces.

18. SEMINAR: THE ARMOURER’S ART

Join our expert curator to handle original examples of Renaissance armour showing techniques such as engraving, etching, gilding, embossing, damascening and bluing.