Girl peeking around an armour

Explore

There’s so much to see in our galleries – make sure you don’t miss the best of the best by joining one of our informative guided tours, or pick up the Treasures Trail and discover the highlights for yourself.

Museum Tours

See the daily What’s On guide on arrival at the Museum for times of the tours.

Times

Daily

Price

Free

Treasures Trail

Buy a copy of the souvenir guide for a great introduction to the world of the warrior, arms and armour, puzzle pages and the Top 10 objects.

Price: £5

Did you know?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk, a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin while smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.