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Located a short distance from the city centre at Leeds Dock. Open daily 10am – 5pm Find out more

19 acres of fortifications and secret underground tunnels in this restored Victorian fort. Open daily 10am – 5pm Find out more

Royal arms and armour in the iconic White Tower at the Tower of London. Open daily 10am – 5pm Find out more

Saxons vs Vikings
Fort Nelson
27th & 28th July
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Royal Armouries Museum At the court of the 'Mad King' Sat 20th Jul - Sun 21st Jul 2019 Find out more

Fort Nelson Live firings of historic artillery pieces Sun 21st Jul 2019 Find out more

Fort Nelson £4 per child Wed 24th Jul - Tue 3rd Sep 2019 Find out more

The sword and the King’s son
Prince Octavius' small-sword
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1785–1869 Approx length of read: 10 minutes Find out more

Musket or mistress? Approx length of read: 12 minutes Find out more

A rare 18th-century fencing manual Approx length of read: 6 minutes Find out more

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