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?

World's biggest bore!

The largest bore gun ever built fired a cast iron ball weighing around 1 tonne, measured 3 ft in diameter, contained 215kg of gunpowder, and fired to a range of 2.4 km (1.5 miles). It is on display at Fort Nelson.

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