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The Royal Armouries

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Neighbourhood: Clarence Dock
As featured in 3 Days in Leeds and 2 other guides
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Address: Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT, England
Phone Number: +44 113 220 1940
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
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Home for the national collection of arms and armour that features five...

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.

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the event was just everything you want for a new years eve occasion. Great food, great staff very attentive and on the ball, and good value for money. A great night so much so... read more

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the event was just everything you want for a new years eve occasion. Great food, great staff very attentive and on the ball, and good value for money. A great night so much so we are going again this year 2016

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I was a bit unsure at visiting a museum full of weapons but was impressed with this place within the first 10 minutes of arrival. We spent a lovely morning at the Royal Armouries. The staff there were knowledgeable and friendly. We watched a two handed sword demonstration which was entertaining and informative. There were some activities to interest the... More 

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Newcastle-under-Lyme, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Heard good reviews of the Armouries so decided to see it for ourselves. The building itself is huge and quite impressive. Hard to believe that this museum is free to visit (recommended £3 donation). We started at the top and worked our way down the exhibits on each floor. The displays are well organised and easy to follow. We shall... More 

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Limavady, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at the hoilday inn across the square from it and called over on our last day..Tock about 2 and a half hours to walk around but was really interesting and would advise visiting

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Thank Terry-lee M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The kids really enjoyed all the different areas in the royal armouries took loads of photos and they enjoyed the free taxi boat ride too on the river and it's free cheap nice family day out x

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The title says it all. Check in advance to see what activities are on. So much more than a collection of weapons and FREE. For that coffee and a sandwich then go to the cafe near the entrance.

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Batley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter and I had a great time here. There was plenty to see and plenty to do. Very educational. Location also a bonus as its very close to all the other attractions of leeds city centre.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed my first visit to the Royal Armouries at Leeds. There were so many exhibits to look at, I'll have to go back because I definitely didn't take it all in. For anyone who is into history it's a great day out and, as it's free, it is a cheap day out for families, I'm sure children would... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my daughter visited here as it was close to hotel, but left after 20 minutes. Not our sort of thing, but it is very good if you are a history buff and also if you are interested in English battles. Young boys would love seeing all the armoury and weapons from bygone days. They are two small cafes... More 

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Brunssum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Superb day out if you are into swords, armour and muskets. Only negative was the coffee on the second floor, it was an abomination. Strangely enough, the coffee on the ground floor was actually quite good.

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