The Royal Armouries is a purpose built museum which houses the national collection of arms and exhibits over 8500 objects throughout its six themed galleries. Located only a short distance from the centre of Leeds, the museum is a multi million pound built space which was opened to public in 1996. Of particular interest are its displays of royal armor of the Tudor and Stuart kings; arms and armor of the English Civil Wars, including the Armory from Littlecote House; British and foreign military weapons from the Board of Ordnance and MOD Pattern Room collections; hunting and sporting weapons; as well as an exceptional collection of oriental arms and armour.
There are six galleries inside this museum:
- War Gallery
- Peace- Farewell to Arms
- Tournament Gallery
- Oriental Gallery
- Hunting Gallery
- The Swords of Middle Earth
Royal Armouries Museum Hours
- Last admission at 4:30 pm.
How to Reach Royal Armouries Museum
Bus services that run from Leeds city centre to Royal Armouries:
- Geldard Coaches – 28B
- Yorkshire Tiger – 92
- First Leeds – 70, 28
Leeds Railway Station : Stand S8
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68.62% of people who visit Leeds include Royal Armouries Museum in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
68.6% of people start their Royal Armouries Museum visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Royal Armouries Museum
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