Things to see

There are six galleries at the Royal Armouries in Leeds. There is also the impressive Hall of Steel which has a mass display of over 2,500 objects, and the outside Tiltyard where live shows take place.

Admission is free.

Did you know?

Stainless Steel

Harry Brearley, chief metallurgist of Thomas Firth & Sons of Sheffield, England, discovers martensitic chromium stainless steel in 1913 while seeking a corrosion-resistant alloy for gun barrels for the British Government.