Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, Portsmouth
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, Portsmouth - Address, Phone Number
Address: Portsdown Hill Road | Fareham, Portsmouth PO17 6AN, England
Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
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About Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson, Portsmouth
The only fortress of its kind, Fort Nelson is a beautifully restored monument that provides visitors with an authentic experience of the English Military from World War 2 times. This Victorian fortress has been restored to its original form and offers a number of things to see and do. Spread across 19 acres, there are tunnels, ramparts and artillery on display that transport you to times when this technology was used. Your kids will love touching real cannons and learning the history behind their use and installation. There are interactive screens and displays that add life to the museum. Discover the genius of the Howitzer and get up close and personal with anti aircraft guns that were actually deployed once upon a time. What’s more, there is also a kids’ assault course for your little ones that is highly entertaining and engaging.
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson Information
- Picnic tables are available.
- There is an on-site cafe and restaurant.
- Toilets available.
Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson Ticket Prices
- Assault course: 3.50 GBP
How To reach Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson by Public Transport
- Travel by cab or car to this destination.
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Great place to explore, my 6 year old son just lowed visit in this beautifully preserved fort. Entrance is absolutely free and parking too so instead we spend money in a gift shop. There is cafe at entrance and couple picnic tables right next to canon firing display!!! Overall one of my favourite places to visit with nice historical past.
What a fabulous place. Guns galore. Every artillery piece imaginable. Terrific displays. Great for families. Free entry and free parking. Nice cafe with outside seating.
Great place to explore. There's not enough to make a whole day of it unless you're really into guns and cannons, but the kids enjoyed the tunnels and museum pieces for a couple of hours. Considering this is all for free, I thought this was excellent.
This place is a must if you like BIG guns. Part of Saddam's pipe and a WW1 railway gun here. The cafe and the staff are all great too
Great place to visit and free entry! Regular special events in the summer including canon demonstration etc. Lovely cafe serving meals, coffee, cakes and alike. Often stop here when out on the bike.