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?

Going off half-cocked

Many older guns have a form of safety that prevents the gun from being fired when the hammer is pulled halfway back. Sometimes a fault develops which allows the gun to fire when the hammer is in the half-cocked position, before a proper aim can be taken.