Exhibitions

Explore the Royal Armouries exhibitions. These exhibitions compliment our collections as well as challenge many pre-conceived ideas, overall their aim is to educate and entertain.

Some of our exhibitions are large and occupy a distinct exhibition area, others may be smaller and form part of a current gallery or display.

You can experience both exhibitions past and present here.

EASTERN WARRIORS: JAPAN

Throughout half term week there will be an assortment of activities for all the family which will bring history to life.

14 February 2015

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Did you know?

Is newer better?

The last cast-iron British smoothbore cannon, the 68 pounder, was 8 inches (203 mm), the same calibre as the heaviest guns of King Henry VIII three hundred years earlier. Their performance was probably not very different either!