Learn more about our selection of swords from the Lord of the Rings and Hobbit films. Take a closer look at Thorin Oakenshield's sword Orcrist with our Curator of Edged Weapons, and hear more about the wonderful world of Weta.
Slow motion firings of our historic guns from the National Collection of Firearms. Discover the impact of these weapons and learn more about how the technology works. All firings took place at the National Firearms Centre in Leeds.
Take a closer look at some objects from our impressive Japanese collection of arms and armour. Go behind the scenes with our curators and learn more about particular objects, and watch some of our films from the Oriental Gallery in Leeds.