Royal Armouries Leeds | Day Out With The Kids

Royal Armouries Leeds

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England

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  • War gallery at Royal Armouries Leeds

Attraction Information

  • Museums and Art Galleries icon Museums and Art Galleries

Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Learn about swords and armour from around the world and make sure you catch one of the displays of jousting, falconry and horsemanship, all at the Royal Armouries Museum.

Uncover the secrets of the past, while listening to one of the many daily character talks at this magical museum. After, get ready to explore over 2,500 objects on display in 6 galleries: War; Peace; Tournaments; Oriental; Self Defence and Hunting. Guaranteed to get the little one's imaginations running!

You can also admire 5 magnificent swords, inspired by specific weapons featured in Middle Earth literature! Step right into a medieval tale as you load up at the Crossbow Range, which can also be used by your little Knights and Princesses to try their hand at Archery! Who will hit the bullseye first? Make sure you catch a jousting show in the Tiltyard with realistic costumes, beautiful horses and amazing attention to historical accuracy and detail. Hurrah!

  • Over 2,500 artefacts
  • Crossbow Range
  • Jousting shows at the Tiltyard


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Picnics Picnics Allowed
  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Armouries Drive, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS10 1LT, England


Click here to visit Royal Armouries Leeds's website
0113 220 1999

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed 24th - 26th December


Free admission

Last Entry

30 minutes before attraction closes

More Information

Pets allowed

Assistance/Guide Dog only

Parking facilities

Car Park
Up to 1 hour: £2.00
Up to 2 hours: £4.00
Up to 3 hours: £5.00