The Armour for a Courtier of Elizabeth I including close helmet fitted onto the collar

Specialist Enquiries

The curatorial and conservation teams are available to answer enquiries about arms and armour, related material and of course its related history, and the history of the Tower of London.

Enquiries and appointment requests can be submitted by using the form below.

If you need to see a member of staff it should be by prior arrangement with the appropriate person, and should be confined to:

Monday – Friday
10am – 12am
2pm – 4pm


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  • General contact information for the Royal Armouries museums.

Did you know?

Six Eiffel Towers

During the siege of Sebastopol the British and French armies fired 10,000 tonnes of iron shot, 510,000 round shot, 236,000 howitzer shells and 350,000 mortar shells. That’s a total of about 43,000 tonnes of iron: the equivalent of six Eiffel Towers!