Student taking notes in the Leeds oriental gallery of an Islamic horseman


The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds offers a range of facilities for our visitors.


The new look Royal Armouries shop is now open!

Our shop stocks a large range of books, videos and DVDs, replica swords and armour, as well as a good range of stationery, gifts and jewellery. There is plenty for the children too, from toys and costumes to books and games.

Don’t worry if you can’t get to one of our museums to make a purchase, visit our online shop.

Places to eat

Nelson Bistro: ground floor
Coffee shop: floor 2
Picnic area: floor 4

In the vicinity of the museum there is a range of restaurants and shops.

Access for visitors with disabilities

The Royal Armouries Museum is committed to providing a full range of facilities to enhance the enjoyment of all our visitors.

For further details visit our access page or contact us.

Did you know?

Simple ideas are best

The Jennings rifle, the Winchester 73 rifle, the Maxim machine gun, and the Luger pistol all use the same basic toggle mechanism to lock the breech, and work in the same way as a knee or elbow joint.