Leeds Education

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.

What’s more, the galleries are brought to life by warriors, swordsmen and soldiers from across time every single day with a lively, free programme of talks, tours, demonstrations and performances.

Our museum education team has designed a range of taught workshops that will further enhance your visit to the museum.

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Wednesday 21 March 2018

Did you know?

First commercial steel melting

Benjamin Huntsman of Sheffield is widely credited with the first commercial melting of steel in around 1740, using his crucible process. However, the melting of steel had long been practiced in central Asia and India and was known as Damascus steel.

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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.