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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?

A flash in the pan

This expression originates with the misfire of a flintlock or similar gun. The powder in the pan was supposed to ignite the main charge in the barrel. Sometimes only the powder in the pan flashed without firing the main charge.