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From Mongol hordes to Staffordshire hoard!

Advantages: Fascinating, interactive displays, "Live" reconstructions, world-wide collection
Disadvantages: None (given that it's a military museum)

The Royal Armouries, Leeds, is part of the Royal Armouries group of museums, and opened in 1996. It is home to the national collection of arms and armour that was formerly on display or in storage at the Tower Of London. Also judging by the website there ...

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HISTORY BOUGHT TO LIFE FOR FREE

Advantages: FREE ENTRY, BRILLIANT DISPLAYS, CLEAN, EDUCATIONAL
Disadvantages: GIFT SHOP A LITTLE EXPENSIVE

...During our two week holiday in York, we have the immense pleasure of visiting the Royal Armouries Museum (just down the road in Leeds). The best surprise of all was that entry was FREE, brilliant, as usually to visit national treasures like this one it c ...

arnoldhenryrufus 12.08.2005 · Read full review
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On Guard!

Advantages: Lots to see, free and interesting
Disadvantages: Quite a drive for me

Why I went: Me and my boyfriend decided to take a week off work, as we both deserved a well earned rest and had not seen very much of each other recently (he works nights) We decided that we should do something constructive with our week off, so tha ...

lynh17 11.03.2007 · Read full review
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LOOK AT THE SIZE OF MY SWORD

Advantages: Lots do see and do, not to expensive
Disadvantages: You get tired walking around

...Isn’t it impressive? lol. Well there are even more impressive swords at the royal armouries in Leeds along with many other exhibits revolving around weaponry throughout the ages. **The Museum** Whilst visiting Leeds not long ago I decided ...

adsalamon 18.10.2001 · Read full review
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The Royal Armouries - a day out into history

Advantages: Live Displays, and educational insights
Disadvantages: None

...If you are in the Leeds area, the Royal Armouries is one of the finest museums outside London. Their exhibits range from early medieval weapons to modern self-defense issues along with opportunities to study weapons and famous battles. The displays are ...

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