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History of Medieval Arms & Armor

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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One event on May 30, 2022 at 1:00 pm

Tickets Starting at: $10.

11am & 1pm Sessions.
This program will be offered on: May 30th, July 29th & August 29th

Join Curatorial Director John Leysath for “Arms and Armor,” a presentation on the history and engineering of medieval European armaments. On display will be a number of helmets and other armor pieces, as well as weaponry from the medieval to the Renaissance periods.

This hour-long presentation will cover the evolution of armor and weapons throughout the Middle Ages as well as the science behind their construction and use. There will also be a discussion about the career paths of both knights and blacksmiths, and a demonstration of how their equipment was cleaned and maintained. At the conclusion of the program there will be a short question and answer session. Advance registration required.

*This ticket grants you access to the Arms and Armor presentation which will be held outside on the ocean facing lawn as well as access to the Museum Shop. A separate tour ticket will be required to enter beyond the Museum Shop for a guided or self-guided tour. If you wish to tour Hammond Castle Museum at the conclusion of this program, ticket holders may purchase Self-Guided Tour tickets in the Museum Shop at a 20% discount. All proceeds from this educational program support additional educational programs and ongoing Museum restorations.

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Date:
May 30
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
$10.
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Website:
https://hammondcastle.ticketing.veevartapp.com/tickets/view/list/the-history-of-medieval-arms-armor

Organizer

Hammond Castle Museum
Phone:
978-283-2080
Email:
Mgoldberg@HammondCastle.org
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Venue

Hammond Castle Museum
Hammond Castle Museum, 80 Hesperus Avenue
Gloucester, MA 01930 United States
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Phone:
978-283-2080
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