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Self-Guided Visits

Our museums in Leeds and at Fort Nelson near Portsmouth are ideal sites for exploring topics in history, art and design, English and local history. There is no single routes through the galleries, giving you the freedom to plan your group’s activities. This creates opportunities for you to explore the topics and periods that are most relevant to your group.

We strongly recommend that teachers organising a visit for the first time make a planning visit to the museum. Please see the Organiser’s Pack for details.

In order to provide the best possible experience for your students it is important that you book in advance. This enables us to:

For more information, or to book a place, please contact our bookings team on 0113 220 1888 or bookings@armouries.org.uk. More information is available on our Book a Visit page.


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Did you know?

Mass-produced steel

The first mass-production process for making steel was invented by Englishman Henry Bessemer. Rejected by the British his process was adopted by the German gunmaker Alfred Krupp, who became the most advanced armaments manufacturer in Europe.