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Leeds Education

The Royal Armouries Museum Leeds is a great place to study history. There are over 8,000 objects on display in five fascinating galleries – War, Tournament, Self-Defence, Hunting and Tournament and our Visitor Experience Team will bring history to life.


Did you know?

Sticky-backed plastic?

Armour is not just made from iron and steel, but also from bronze, silver, gold, wood, leather, bone, and can be decorated with precious stones and even shells. Modern armours use ceramics and plastics.