Specialist Enquiries

The curatorial and conservation teams are available to answer enquiries about arms and armour, related material, and of course its related history and the history of the Tower of London.

Enquiries and appointment requests can be submitted by using the form below.

If you require to see a member of staff it should be by prior arrangement with the appropriate person, and should be confined to:

Monday – Friday
10am – 12am
2pm – 4pm

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A flash in the pan

This expression originates with the misfire of a flintlock or similar gun. The powder in the pan was supposed to ignite the main charge in the barrel. Sometimes only the powder in the pan flashed without firing the main charge.