Top Ten Objects

Here are ten of the finest objects from the Royal Armouries collections, as recommended by our curators.

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EASTER TOURNAMENT 2016

Enjoy the thrills and spills of authentic medieval jousting in the heart of Leeds.

25 March 2016

Leeds

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Did you know?

Six Eiffel Towers

During the siege of Sebastopol the British and French armies fired 10,000 tonnes of iron shot, 510,000 round shot, 236,000 howitzer shells and 350,000 mortar shells. That’s a total of about 43,000 tonnes of iron: the equivalent of six Eiffel Towers!