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The ghost hunters need you! Help us save the Royal Armouries from paranormal forces this Halloween

Monday, 8 October 2018

On the 26 October the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds invites children and brave parents to join its resident ghost hunters and help save the museum from ghostly forces at play.

The museum’s collection contains thousands of objects from the Viking period to the Tudors and more. Visitors are invited to assist the ghost hunters as they explore the six themed galleries on the hunt for the source of the museum’s paranormal activity.

The Museum Ghost Hunt is part of the national Museums at Night Festival and will give visitors a chance to see the museum after hours and under the cover of darkness. The event is suitable for children aged 5 – 12 years old, children must be accompanied by an adult.

There are two one-hour interactive tours, starting at 5.30 pm and 7 pm. Tickets are £5 per child, with one free adult and £3.50 for any extra adults.

Commenting on the Museums at Night event, Mark Jackson, Events and Informal Learning Manager at the Royal Armouries, said: “The museum’s collection includes some pretty spooky objects. From our Vampire Killing Kit to an M-41A Pulse Rifle featured in the Aliens film franchise.

“We are excited to once again be taking part in the Museums at Night festival. This will be a really fun event for all of the family to enjoy; it will give kids a chance to explore the museum in an exciting and interactive way, with some ghostly surprises throughout the tours.”

Tickets for the Museum Ghost Hunt can be purchased through Eventbrite.


About the Royal Armouries

Entry to the museum is free but some activities carry a small charge.