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Explore the Royal Armouries exhibitions here.

These exhibitions complement our collections as well as challenge many pre-conceived ideas. Overall their aim is to educate and entertain.

Some of our exhibitions are large and occupy a distinct exhibition area; others may be smaller and form part of a current gallery or display.

Did you know?

Stainless Steel

Harry Brearley, chief metallurgist of Thomas Firth & Sons of Sheffield, England, discovers martensitic chromium stainless steel in 1913 while seeking a corrosion-resistant alloy for gun barrels for the British Government.