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The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is a great place to study history. There are over 8,000 objects on display in six fascinating galleries: War, Tournament, Oriental, Self-Defence, Hunting, and Peace. Our education team will bring history to life for your pupils in a range of engaging and interactive workshops.


Did you know?

So good they named it twice

Armour commonly and mistakenly referred to as ‘chainmail’ should correctly be called MAIL, which is derived from the Old French word maille, meaning chain. So the word ‘chainmail’ actually means CHAIN CHAIN!

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Learning Outside the Classroom

Learning Outside the Classroom

Children's University


Royal Armouries in Leeds is a learning destination for the Children’s University.