Exhibitions

Explore the Royal Armouries exhibitions. These exhibitions compliment our collections as well as challenge many pre-conceived ideas, overall their aim is to educate and entertain.

Some of our exhibitions are large and occupy a distinct exhibition area, others may be smaller and form part of a current gallery or display.

You can experience both exhibitions past and present here.

Did you know?

USA finds Japan in 1853

Gifts included: 15 rifles, 3 muskets, 12 cavalry swords, 20 army pistols, 2 carbines, 2 telegraph instruments, a model steam locomotive and tender, 4 volumes of John James Audubon’s Birds of America and 1 barrel of whiskey for the Emperor and much more!