a view of the peace gallery on the 2nd floor of the museum in Leeds

Peace - Farewell to Arms?

Farewell to Arms? has been created in conjunction with The Peace Museum, Bradford. It focuses on the idea of CONVERSION: from war to peace; from weapons and armour to useful tools or symbolic images.

The display explores the positive changes that have been – and are still being – made by individuals, groups and whole nations that choose to replace conflict with peace.

This gallery is located within the War Gallery. Below is only a small selection of the items you can see in the gallery on the 2nd floor of the museum in Leeds.

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Images shown without a Royal Armouries logo are the property and copyright of The Peace Museum and their copyright restrictions apply. For more details call The Peace Museum: 01274 434009.


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Fit for the King

The White Tower wasn’t just for intimidating or imprisoning enemies, it was also a royal residence. There was a chapel, latrines, and 4 fireplaces. The fireplaces actually pre-date the introduction of chimney stacks, and are among the oldest in England.

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