Visit the Oriental gallery to explore arms and armour from some of the great civilisations of Asia and Africa.
Discover the artistry and technology of some of the most impressive arms and armour from across the globe. Learn about how arms and armour can provide a key to understanding world history.
Don’t miss the record breaking elephant armour, which weighs in at a whopping 18 stone, and our gallery featuring the arms and armour of the Samurai.
Where to find the gallery:
- Floor 4 (South Asia, East Asia, Middle East and North Africa)
- Floor 5 (South-East Asia)
- View fourth floor map
- View fifth floor map