two boys sat on a bench outside the museum in Leeds.

Community

inspired by The Royal Armouries is involved in a number of projects aimed at engaging with the local and wider communities who may be affected by issues related to our collection or who have been Inspired by… our collection or its history.

If you thought that the Royal Armouries was just about swords, guns and armour in display cases, think again!

Did you know?

High impact bricks

Because of the weight and speed of the bullet fired from a Colt .45 auto the impact is equivalent to being hit by a brick travelling at 140 miles per hour.