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Royal Armouries Museum

Legends: Mulan

Action-packed themed weekend
28th July - 10:00 am - 29th July - 5:00 pm

An action-packed themed weekend featuring the brave young warrior woman who became one of China’s greatest heroines.

Inspired by our global collection, the Legends event season explores mighty and mysterious warrior legends from cultures around the world through storytelling, performances, combat demonstrations, music, film and activities for all ages.



Little legends

Learn about the animals in the Chinese zodiac in this interactive storytelling session


The life of Mulan

Performed by Michelle Yim of Red Dragonfly Productions


Make your own paper lantern

Chinese calligraphy

Discover what your name means in Chinese and have it written in ink to take home.

Film screening


Disney’s animated classic tale celebrating honour, courage and a young girl’s quest to be true to her own heart.

Gallery talk

Swords of ancient China

Learn the secrets behind four thousand years of Chinese sword-making and handle a range of replica weapons.

Gallery tour

Explore our Oriental Gallery on a guided tour.


Martial arts demonstration.

Have-a-go martial arts

Learn some sword and shield techniques as used by the Chinese Imperial Army.

Legends Prize Draw Competition

Pick up your Legends sticker booklet, collect all the stickers and you could win a legendary prize.

Collect 5 different Legend stickers to enter the prize draw.


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