The Tournament Gallery introduces the contests in which knights and kings once competed.
The gallery showcases the spectacular and outlandish arms and armours that were worn and used in the Tournament.
Don’t miss Henry VIII’s incredible Foot Combat Armour (designed to completely cover the entire body), the intricately decorated Lion Armour, or the extraordinary Horned Helmet.
How to find the gallery:
- Floors 2 and 3 (Henry VIII’s armours are on floor 2; The Lion Armour is on floor 3)
- Museum Map
Learn more about the monarchs and nobles known for their passion for the joust in Tournament Personalities.
When you have learnt all about tournaments then why not try your hand at being a knight or test your knowledge with games and quizzes in Tournament Fun.
Collection Highlights: Tournament
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Wednesday 26th April
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