Royal Armouries Museums

There is always lots to see and do at the Royal Armouries.
Our museums are open every day and admission is free!

Opening times

10am to 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Latest opening information

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1. Jester's Yard

A play area specially designed for children from 0-10 years, where they can dress up as knights and princesses, learn to juggle, even make their own swords, shields and crowns to take home.

73 Events

1. Children's Event – Pirates Ahoy

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

2. Children's event – Gladiator School

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

3. Children's event – Spy School

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

4. Children's event – Hunting Hawks and Creepy Crawlies

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

5. Children's event - Medieval Mayhem

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

6. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

7. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

8. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

9. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

10. Children's event – Commando Kids

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

11. Children's event – Raiders of the Lost Fort

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

12. Children's event – Birds of Prey

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

13. Children's event – Knight School

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

14. Children's event – Festive Fun at the Fort

During the school holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

15. Children's event – Knight School

Learn the skills of a knight: make your own armour, try hobby horse jousting, longbow archery and even take part in a castle-building contest!

16. Wild West Outlaws

Rootin’ tootin’ action listen to legends of the American West, practise your skills with lasso and cork firing rifles and even a quick draw gun fight.

17. Birds of Prey

Enjoy swooping & diving action as Sally Buckland’s feathered flying team take to the skies above the Fort. Plus puppets & Victorian entertainment.

18. Wild West Outlaws

During the Sumer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

19. Heroes of Empire

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

20. Gladiator School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

21. Gladiator School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

22. Raiders of the Lost Fort

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

23. Commando Kids

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

24. Knight School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

25. The Eagle Has Landed

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

26. Spy School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

27. Gladiator School

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

28. Hunting Hawks & Creepy Crawlies!

During the Summer Holidays Fort Nelson have Fun Days specially designed for children.

29. Children's Theatre Show and Interactive Storytelling

Join Inner State to hear their hilarious story of Sir Walter Raleigh and his visit from Queen Elizabeth’s ghost on the night of his execution.

30. Children's Theatre Show and Interactive Storytelling

Join Inner State to hear their hilarious story of Sir Walter Raleigh and his visit from Queen Elizabeth’s ghost on the night of his execution.

31. Children's Theatre Show and Interactive Storytelling

Join Inner State to hear their hilarious story of Sir Walter Raleigh and his visit from Queen Elizabeth’s ghost on the night of his execution.

32. Children's Theatre Show and Interactive Storytelling

Join Inner State to hear their hilarious story of Sir Walter Raleigh and his visit from Queen Elizabeth’s ghost on the night of his execution.

33. Children's Theatre Show and Interactive Storytelling

Join Inner State to hear their hilarious story of Sir Walter Raleigh and his visit from Queen Elizabeth’s ghost on the night of his execution.

34. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

35. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

36. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

37. Have-a-Go Sword Fighting

Come and learn sword fighting with Royal Armouries sword fighters.

38. Dragons' Den

Explore the mystical East and discover treasures from Japan and China.

39. NAPOLEONIC WEEKEND

Bringing history to life.

40. PIRATES

School holiday activities for families.

41. Children's Have-a-Go Sword Sessions

Learn sword fighting and cross swords with our professionals who will show you the moves.

42. Children's Have-a-Go Sword Sessions

Learn sword fighting and cross swords with our professionals who will show you the moves.

43. V FOR VICTORIA

Victorian themed activities for all the family.

44. BIG GUNS FOR FATHER'S DAY

Give your Dad a right royal day out!

45. SUPER COMMANDO KIDS

An action-packed day for budding commandos.

46. FORT FUN DAYS

Fun-packed activity days.

47. FORT FUN DAYS

Fun-packed activity days.

48. GLADIATOR SKOOL

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

49. ANIMALS IN WAR

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

50. KNIGHT SKOOL

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

51. PIRATES AHOY!

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

52. LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

53. HUNTING HAWKS AND CREEPY CRAWLIES

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

54. ANIMALS IN WAR

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

55. LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

56. BATTLE OF BRITAIN

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

57. LEECHES AND BONESAWS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

58. QUEEN VICTORIA'S FLEAS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

59. PIRATES AHOY

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

60. GLADIATOR SKOOL

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

61. RAIDERS OF THE LOST FORT

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

62. TALES FROM THE TOWER

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

63. HUNTING HAWKS AND CREEPY CRAWLIES

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

64. LEGENDS OF ROBIN HOOD

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

65. BATTLE OF BRITAIN

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

66. FESTIVE FUN AT THE FORT

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

67. OFF WITH THEIR HEADS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

68. COMMANDO KIDS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

69. ROUNDHEADS & CAVALIERS

Fort Fun Day for children 5+. No need to book – just drop in!

70. LIVING HISTORY DAY: LONESTAR

Howdy pardners! Grab your stetsons and mosey on down to the Museum this weekend for a rootin’ tootin’ Wild West adventure with Lonestar.

71. REGIA ANGLORUM RE-ENACTMENT GROUP

History comes to life, with British Living History group Regia Anglorum, as they re-enact Norman skirmishes and archer skills in our outdoor arena.

72. MEDIEVAL EASTER

History comes alive at the Royal Armouries in Leeds this Easter with a series of Medieval events designed to entertain, educate and inspire.

73. REVOLUTION!

Join the revolting peasants and man the barricades this half term.


3 Press Releases

1. Business as usual – Christmas still celebrated at Fort Nelson!

At Fort Nelson there’s a fun-packed programme to keep the kids occupied in both the run up to Christmas and during the traditional lull between the Big Day and the New Year.

2. Mosey on Down to the Wild West

Howdy pardners! Grab your Stetsons and mosey on down to the Royal Armouries in Leeds this February half-term to witness the fascinating world of the Wild West.

3. THE DARK KNIGHTS ARE DRAWING IN – HALLOWEEN TRICKS AND TREATS THIS HALF-TERM

Head to the Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds, this half-term for a host of spooky horrors, including a chance to explore the myth and legend behind the mysterious world of vampires.