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Royal Armouries Museum

Located a short distance from the city centre at Leeds Dock.

Open daily 10am – 5pm
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Fort Nelson

19 acres of fortifications and secret underground tunnels in this restored Victorian fort.

Open daily 10am – 5pm
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White Tower

Royal arms and armour in the iconic White Tower at the Tower of London.

Open daily 10am – 5pm
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Empire or Rebel?
Together we can bring both to the Royal Armouries
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What's on

Legends: Blackbeard
Royal Armouries Museum

Action-packed pirate themed weekend

Sat 23rd Jun - Sun 24th Jun 2018
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Fort talks
Fort Nelson

Suffragettes in Edwardian Britain

Wed 27th Jun 2018
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100 Days to Peace

A gala concert in aid of mental health charities

Thu 6th Sep 2018
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The Browning model 1910
Object of the month
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Stories

What we know about Blackbeard

7 facts about the famous pirate

Approx length of read: 4 minutes
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Dutch cuirassier armour

Armour of the Thirty Years War

Approx length of read: 9 minutes
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Who was Blackbeard?

Blackbeard's life and death.

Approx length of read: 12 minutes
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Suit of armour

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Catalogue of the UK's National Collection of Arms & Armour

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Royal Armouries shop

Every purchase you make from the Royal Armouries helps fund our museums, exhibitions, and the important work that we do

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Aiming a rifle

Take learning out of the classroom by booking an immersive, hands on workshop

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