War gallery header showing men-at-arms in the War gallery

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The Royal Armouries is Britain’s national museum of arms and armour, and one of the most important museums of its type in the world.

Visitors can discover our world-class and historic collection across three UK sites: Leeds, Fort Nelson in Hampshire, and the White Tower (Tower of London).

Did you know?

High impact bricks

Because of the speed and weight 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.