Carved wooden figures of 'Beer 'and 'Gin'. English 16th century. XVII.6 and XVII.5 - on display in the White Tower, HM Tower of London.

Loans

Loans of objects to and from the museum can be arranged through the Royal Armouries Registrar.

The Registrar can advise on the following areas:

The registrar also manages the administration of the collection’s objects.

Contact

Laura Walsh
Registrar
Royal Armouries
Armouries Drive
Leeds
LS10 1LT
Tel: +44 (0)113 220 1833
Fax: +44 (0)113 220 1831
Email: laura.walsh@armouries.org.uk


  • Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007 provides immunity from seizure for cultural objects which are loaned from overseas to temporary public exhibitions in approved museums or galleries in the UK where conditions are met when the object

  • The Royal Armouries’ External Loans Policy which lays out the full conditions of loaning collection objects to external institutions.

Did you know?

First commercial steel melting

Benjamin Huntsman of Sheffield is widely credited with the first commercial melting of steel in around 1740, using his crucible process. However, the melting of steel had long been practiced in central Asia and India and was known as Damascus steel.