Visitor Regulations

The Royal Armouries welcomes visitors to the national collection of arms and armour. To ensure that all visitors enjoy their day, we request that the following regulations be adhered to. Any person who fails to comply with these regulations may be asked to leave our premises.


Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an appropriate adult at all times.


Food and drink

No food or drink is to be consumed within the Galleries. Museum staff will be pleased to direct you to the various catering areas.

Photography and filming:

Weapons and offensive articles


No animals other than assistance animals, including Guide and/or Hearing dogs, are permitted in the museum.

Mobile phones


Alcohol, drugs and smoking

The Royal Armouries will ensure that as many public areas of the museum as possible are open, however the museum reserves the right to close areas, and alter or cancel the programme of events, if necessary.