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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?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk; a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin; and smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.

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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.