Royal Armouries Museum - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
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About Royal Armouries Museum
This is a national museum that displays the National Collection of Arms and Armour, dating from antiquity to the present day. Its collection was previously on display or in storage at the Tower of London where the Royal Armouries still maintains a presence and displays in the White Tower. In addition to the five original galleries which house 5,000 objects in the permanent displays and the more recent Peace Gallery.
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For more information about Royal Armouries Museum, visit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Royal_Armouries_Museum