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Royal Armouries Museum

Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England
+44 113 220 1999
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Quick visit

Took a quick visit here early September. Had never been before and I didn't expect too much. No... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Leeds, United Kingdom
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A must visit

We visited today with two grandchildren aged 14 and 12. A fantastic experience with plenty of... read more

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Home for the national collection of arms and armour that features five theme-galleries: War, Tournament, Self-Defense, Hunting, and arms and armour of the Orient.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England
Clarence Dock
+44 113 220 1999
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Took a quick visit here early September. Had never been before and I didn't expect too much. No entrance fee and the museum was really big. I didn't allow myself enough time so will be back here for sure with an afternoon to spare. The...More

Thank Sckiwi1984
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited today with two grandchildren aged 14 and 12. A fantastic experience with plenty of amazing weapons to excite all ages. Some excellent interactive exhibits maintained the children's interests. A truly superb museum which really should be visited. The shop offers some beautiful replica...More

Thank YorkshireBantam
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for...Something to do ... And glad I did.. Being ex force s the wife got a bit hired but I loved every minute of it... Good location too

Thank Jon G
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is unbelievable and I cannot believe that it's free. The range of weapons and armour to view is staggering and the use of mirrors to view some of them is a brilliant idea. The shows that are put on are fantastic, full of...More

Thank 82Jellybeans
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went on the free river boat down to the armoires. Interesting museum, opportunity to fire cross bowes was great (£3 charge I think). We aren't particularly into military history but still spent an enjoyable hour or so here.

Thank Catherine E
Reviewed 5 days ago

Fabulous place to spend a few hours, especially when Yorkshire is doing it's 'rain on your parade' thing. Stunning collections of weapons and military artefacts displayed to their utmost advantage - check out the main stairway!!! Each floor has such a variety of displays you're...More

Thank Anyportman
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place was nice. Arms history and so nicely build, loved it. This place with Leeds dock makes it a perfect spot in Leeds.

Thank Håkon L
Reviewed 6 days ago

15 minute pleasant walk from Leeds train station. By donation admission. Fantastic half day destination, great for family, crossbow range. Massive collection of swords, armour and weapons from around the world. Great for kids with hands on games and interactive displays. You can focus on...More

Thank Simeon R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Fantastic place ! Lots to look at nice building and very educational ,.. especially love the reenactment days great fun for all the family!! And free !

Thank Sarah J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with friends without really knowing what to expect. It is really interesting. Armour, weapons, demonstrations. All very relaxed. Loads to see. Good day out.

Thank Andrew D
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Questions & Answers
11 September 2017|
Response from RA_Visitor_Services | Property representative |
Hi, only assistance dogs are permitted in the museum. Hope this helps!
Steph K
20 February 2017|
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Response from RA_Visitor_Services | Property representative |
Hello Steph, We welcome overseas visitors every day to the museum including large school parties. So please do come and see us! At present we do not have any guides or text in another language however, as others have... More
Danielle P
5 February 2017|
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Response from RA_Visitor_Services | Property representative |
Hello Danielle, as previous answer the we highly recommend the free water taxi behind the station. As long as the river isn't too high they run every 10-15 minutes. When they are running they have a big yellow flag at the... More