A group watching two actors in armour giving a foot combat demonstration

Groups

A Day They’ll Never Forget

Call 0113 220 1888 to arrange your next visit or email educate.leeds@armouries.org.uk

Give your group a day out it will never forget, bring them to the award-winning Royal Armouries Museum.

We have many thousands of fascinating objects, specialist staff keen to share their knowledge and amazing handling collections.

So much to see for free!

Museum admission is free and visitors can enjoy our five galleries and interactive exhibits. Gallery Hosts will answer questions and provide visitors with interesting details about the displays.

A packed calendar of events

There’s always something different to enjoy on a trip to the Royal Armouries. Throughout the year we have themed events, which bring alive certain areas of our collection. The museum also hosts must-see exhibitions with truly special objects.. View our Events page for more details.


  • As some of the world’s leading experts in arms and armour, our curators can give talks on a wide range of arms and armour, and related topics.

  • This series of seminars will give you an opportunity to experience first hand some of the finest objects from the Royal Armouries great collections.

  • Booking information for those planning an education group visit to the Royal Armouries in Leeds.

Did you know?

4 Eiffel Towers

During the siege of Sebastopol the British fired about 10,000 tonnes of iron shot; the French fired 510,000 round shot, 236,000 howitzer shells and 350,000 mortar shells – a total of around 43,000 tonnes of iron! About the same weight as 4 Eiffel Towers.