The Royal Armouries Museum - a national point of interest
Discover the warfare and armour used in historical battles at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds. Exhibits on display date back to ancient Greece and the Roman era, and run straight through to trench arms used in the First World War. There's even some armour worn by King Henry VIII. The museum's fifth floor has an exciting crossbow range, where you can get in some medieval target practice.
Shop 'til you drop in Leeds' centre
The Royal Armouries Museum sits on the edge of city centre Leeds, and a 15 minute walk will get you straight to the middle of the energetic shopping district. Walk through the historic arcades lined with independent fashion boutiques, or if you fancy a spot of window shopping, head to the prestigious Harvey Nichols department store on Briggate.
Millions of years' history at Leeds City Museum
In the Nearby Leeds City Museum you'll find Egyptian mummies, Roman tools and Greek pottery, across four floors of fascinating exhibits. It's free to get in. Planning a trip to the Royal Armouries Museum? Travelodge Leeds Central Hotel is less than a 15 minute walk away or stay at Travelodge Leeds Central Vicar Lane Hotel that is also Nearby.