An educator dressed in knight's armor raises a sword during a demonstration

Arms and Armor Demonstration: Medieval Men-at-Arms

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Saturday, February 10, 2024
11:30 am 12:30 pm

Free with Museum admission

Lancaster Room

The knight in shining armor captures the imagination and conjures iconic images in our minds. While the Middle Ages lasted roughly one thousand years (500–1500 CE), the steel plate armor associated with the knight was only in use from 1350 CE onwards. What were its strengths? What were its weaknesses? Learn more about the arms and armor of medieval knights and soldiers in this engaging, interactive program.

Programming subject to change.