Galleries

There are 6 galleries at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. There is also the impressive Hall of Steel which has a mass display of over 2500 objects, and outside is the Arena where live shows take place.

Admission is free.

Did you know?

Is newer better?

The last cast-iron British smoothbore cannon, the 68 pounder, was 8 inches (203 mm), the same calibre as the heaviest guns of King Henry VIII three hundred years earlier. Their performance was probably not very different either!