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Royal Armoury, Leeds
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53° 47′ 30.72″ N, 1° 31′ 56.13″ W
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The Royal Armoury at Leeds is located on Clarence Dock, a short distance away from the city centre.

The Royal Armouries in Britain are a collection of museums dedicated to arms and armour.

Created in the Middle Ages, the collection originated in the nation’s working arsenal and was assembled over many centuries at the Tower of London.

In the reign of Elizabeth I, selected items began to be arranged for display to visitors, making the Royal Armouries heir to one of the oldest visitor attractions in the country.

Leeds has over 8,500 objects on display though five galleries; War, Tournament, Oriental, Self-defence and Hunting.