War gallery header showing men-at-arms in the War gallery

War Gallery

The War gallery presents the development of weapons and the art of warfare from early history to World War II and beyond.

Tour of the War gallery

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Tour of War gallery - link to YouTube

Did you know?

Earliest known galvanising

On the 30 Sept 1999 the Royal Armouries discovered the world’s earliest known galvanising of iron on some 17th Century Indian armour.