Specialist Enquiries

The curatorial and conservation teams are available to answer enquiries about arms and armour, related material, and of course its related history and the history of the Tower of London.

Enquiries and appointment requests can be submitted by using the form below.

If you require to see a member of staff it should be by prior arrangement with the appropriate person, and should be confined to:

Monday – Friday
10am – 12am
2pm – 4pm

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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.