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SECRETS of an armoury will be revealed in a tour.

The Explosion! Museum is opening its armoury, which is not normally open to the public, on October 5.

It is opening as part of a national day of free activities for older people.

Weapons in the armoury include a Winchester 73 Rifle, an 18th century Musketoon, the Vickers Maxim Machine Gun and a Kalashnikov 47 assault rifle.

The hour-long tour starts at 11am.

Visitors must book in advance by calling (023) 9250 5600.