Royal Armouries Annual Gift Membership


Give the gift of history

Give Royal Armouries Membership to someone special and open up for them a range of exclusive benefits and the chance to get up close to the objects and people at the heart of the Royal Armouries. Your gift will also play vital role in supporting the museum and keeping it free for future generations.

Gift membership is easy to buy online and comes in an Alison Hardcastle card, designed exclusively for Royal Armouries, delivered to you to give to the recipient.

The card contains an activation code, which is valid for a full 12 months so the recipient can choose to start their membership at a time that suits them. Instructions for activating your gift membership will be included in the pack.

Members benefits include:

Leeds benefits:
Access to an exclusive programme of members’ only events
Members’ guided tours of the museum
20% discount in the Leeds museum café
10% discount in the Leeds museum shop

Fort Nelson benefits:
Free car parking at Fort Nelson
20% discount in the Fort Nelson café and kiosk
10% discount in the Fort Nelson shop
Annual Fort Nelson members events

Other benefits
10% discount in the online shop
Priority booking and discounts on public events
Regular members’ newsletters

All benefits are available to both Leeds and Fort Nelson members.

Members discounts are for named card holders only and may not be transferred to another person


    For any other enquiries please email



    Terms and conditions

    • Membership is valid for one year from the date of payment
    • You will receive your digital members pack within 14 days of payment
    • Please retain your confirmation email as proof of membership
    • Your confirmation email will contain your discount code for the online shop
    • For Joint Membership, please state the second member’s name in the notes section of the cart page
    • For any other enquiries please email

    We process orders daily, Monday to Friday.

    Collect instore (Leeds Museum)
    Collect within 7 days
    UK Standard - 3-5 Working Days £3.95
    FREE on orders over £60
    UK Express - 1-2 Working Days

    UK Express - 1-2 Working Days - AGE CHECK For full-size replicas (Swords, Gimli's Axe, Gandalf Staff) £14.50
    International Shipping costs will be calculated at checkout based on destination and weight.

    Please ensure that someone is available at the delivery address to receive your order. Any undelivered or uncollected parcels will be returned to sender. We will automatically issue a refund for all products once they have been received back at the museum, however, shipping is non-refundable.

    Age Check - 18+

    All sales of replica blades, replica firearms and alcohol require age verification. You will be asked for proof of age at point of delivery.

    Collect in store

    • Collections can be made from the shop at Royal Armouries Museum, Leeds during opening hours.
    • You will be notified via email once your order is ready for collection.
    • Once you receive this notification, we will hold your order for 7 days.
    • Please bring your order confirmation and ID that matches the name on the order.
    • Limited short stay, road-side parking is available on Clarence Road or Citipark operate the nearby Leeds Dock multi-storey car park. Please note that parking charges may apply.

    International Shipping

    All international orders will be sent by courier. The estimated delivery time for European deliveries is 7-10 working days and 10-14 working days for rest of the world, however this is not guaranteed. 

    Please note that some products are not available to ship outside of the UK. A full list can be found on the Restricted Items page. Orders placed with a non-UK delivery address that include a restricted item may be subject to cancellation and a refund will be issued. If you are unsure, please contact us before ordering.

    Please be advised that you are responsible for any import duty that may be charged on delivery of your order. If you are unsure, we advise you to check with your own customs and excise department before placing an order.

    Contact us

    You can find all the ways to contact us on our Contact Us page

    ****Please be advised that you are responsible for any import duty that may be charged on delivery of your order. If you are unsure, we advise you to check with your own customs and excise department before placing an order.

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