The Armour for a Courtier of Elizabeth I including close helmet fitted onto the collar

Specialist Enquiries

The curatorial and conservation teams are available to answer enquiries about arms and armour, related material and of course its related history, and the history of the Tower of London.

Enquiries and appointment requests can be submitted by using the form below.

If you need to see a member of staff it should be by prior arrangement with the appropriate person, and should be confined to:

Monday – Friday
10am – 12am
2pm – 4pm

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  • General contact information for the Royal Armouries museums.

Did you know?

Palmerston's Follies

Fort Nelson is one of the ‘Palmerston Forts’, commissioned in the 1860s by Lord Palmerston, who feared a French attack. By the time they were completed, however, any threat from France disappeared. The forts gained the nickname ‘Palmerston’s follies’.