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Attribution: Mary and Angus Hogg / Royal Armouries Museum / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Royal Armouries Museum Leeds is home to Britain's national collection of arms and armour. Popular with visitors it houses a world-renowned collection of over 75,000 objects. It is located in a modern building a short distance from Leeds City centre, at the rejuventated Leeds Docks, a technology, media and creative industry hub.

The museum is approximately a 15 minute walk along the river from the train station or why not catch a yellow water taxi which runs every 15 minutes for a £1.

Trains to Leeds
Leeds railway station is located on New Station Street, and serves both national and regional routes. Check for availability and prices at

Leeds Bradford Airport
Leeds Bradford Airport is located approximately eight miles from Leeds city centre and seven miles from Bradford. Eight routes within the UK provide access to the city; Aberdeen, Belfast, Glasgow, Guernsey, Jersey, London Heathrow T5, Newquay and Southampton. Travel information to and from the airport can be found here.