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 95 items tagged with ‘fun

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1. Games

Welcome to our game zone where you can play games created by the Royal Armouries and some created for us.

2. Tournament Fun

Try our tournament games and quizzes, and have some fun!

91 Events

1. Children's Event – Pirates Ahoy

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

2. Children's event – Gladiator School

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

3. Children's event – Spy School

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

4. Children's event – Hunting Hawks and Creepy Crawlies

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

5. Children's event - Medieval Mayhem

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

6. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

7. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

8. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

9. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

10. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

11. Children's event – Raiders of the Lost Fort

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

12. Children's event – Birds of Prey

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

13. Children's event – Knight School

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

14. Children's event – Festive Fun at the Fort

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

15. Children's event – Knight School

Learn the skills of a knight: make your own armour, try hobby horse jousting, longbow archery and even take part in a castle-building contest!

16. The World at War

Explosive Second World War action!

17. Commando Kids

Energetic fun for children who like action-packed activities!

18. Battle for Camp Nelson

A spectacular slice of American Civil War action

19. Teddy Bears on Parade

Family fun and children’s activities – don’t forget your teddy!

20. Meet tracker McGee

Could you be the new Ray Mears? Come along and have a go at animal tracking in the desert and the jungle.

21. Cadet 150

Join C Company, Corp of Drums, Army Cadet Force as they celebrate 150 years of the Cadet movement.

22. Wild West Outlaws

Rootin’ tootin’ action listen to legends of the American West, practise your skills with lasso and cork firing rifles and even a quick draw gun fight.

23. Birds of Prey

Enjoy swooping & diving action as Sally Buckland’s feathered flying team take to the skies above the Fort. Plus puppets & Victorian entertainment.

24. Wild West Outlaws

During the Sumer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

25. Heroes of Empire

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

26. Gladiator School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

27. Gladiator School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

28. Raiders of the Lost Fort

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

29. Commando Kids

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

30. Knight School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

31. The Eagle Has Landed

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

32. Spy School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

33. Gladiator School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

34. Hunting Hawks & Creepy Crawlies!

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

35. Commando Kids

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

36. Pirates Ahoy

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

37. The Return of Dr Terror!

Meet Dr Terror, the mad Victorian scientist, see what new monsters he has added to his hideous collection!

38. Festive Fun at the Fort!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

39. Commando Kids!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

40. Off With Their Heads!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

41. Off With Their Heads!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

42. Off With Their Heads!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

43. Off With Their Heads!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

44. Off With Their Heads!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

45. Off With Their Heads!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

46. Off With Their Heads!

During the Christmas Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

47. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

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

48. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

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

49. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

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

50. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

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

51. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

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

52. Make Your Own Crown Jewels

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

53. Art Angels

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

54. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

55. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

56. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

57. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

58. PIRATES

School holiday activities for families.

59. WORLD AT WAR

1940s soldiers battle for Fort Nelson.

60. V FOR VICTORIA

Victorian themed activities for all the family.

61. SUPER COMMANDO KIDS

An action-packed day for budding commandos.

62. DR TERROR AND THE VAMPIRE'S TOMB

Due to popular demand Dr Terror is back!

63. FORT FUN DAYS

Fun-packed activity days.

64. FORT FUN DAYS

Fun-packed activity days.

65. GLADIATOR SKOOL

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

66. ANIMALS IN WAR

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

67. KNIGHT SKOOL

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

68. PIRATES AHOY!

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

69. LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

70. HUNTING HAWKS AND CREEPY CRAWLIES

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

71. ANIMALS IN WAR

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

72. LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

73. BATTLE OF BRITAIN

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

74. LEECHES AND BONESAWS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

75. QUEEN VICTORIA'S FLEAS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

76. PIRATES AHOY

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

77. GLADIATOR SKOOL

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

78. RAIDERS OF THE LOST FORT

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

79. TALES FROM THE TOWER

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

80. HUNTING HAWKS AND CREEPY CRAWLIES

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

81. LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

82. BATTLE OF BRITAIN

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

83. FESTIVE FUN AT THE FORT

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

84. OFF WITH THEIR HEADS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

85. COMMANDO KIDS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

86. ROUNDHEADS & CAVALIERS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

87. 1940's Christmas

Find out how they celebrated Christmas during the Second World War and how they created a festive Christmas on daily rations? Join us for a weekend of simple seasonal pleasures – home-made presents, decorations, wartime stories and music.

88. SPOOKY Fort Nelson

Dare you come down to the Fort this October half term? There’ll be lots of Halloween fun for all the family including museum tours, craft activities, a Spooky treasure hunt and ghastly gun-firings.

89. MEDIEVAL EASTER

History comes alive at the Royal Armouries in Leeds this Easter with a series of Medieval events designed to entertain, educate and inspire.

90. SMOKE AND THUNDER

As part of Culture 24’s Museums at Night 2013 the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson is offering an exclusive evening gun firing event.

91. SUMMER KNIGHTS

Summer events for all the family this summer at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds.


2 Press Releases

1. Send your kids to Spy Skool this half term

Have you got what it takes to crack the codes and be a super sleuth? Come and test your spy skills at the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, and beat the half-term holiday blues. (February 13 to 21).

2. THE DARK KNIGHTS ARE DRAWING IN – HALLOWEEN TRICKS AND TREATS THIS HALF-TERM

Head to the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, this half-term for a host of spooky horrors, including a chance to explore the myth and legend behind the mysterious world of vampires.