visitors sat in the gallery

Groups

Fort Nelson is a great destination for group organisers and coach operators.

Coach parking is available on site and admission to the museum is free.

If you plan to visit as a group (10 or more persons) we can help organise your visit to fit in with the time you have available.

To make the most of your visit we recommend that you take in the daily gun firing at 1pm.

Contact us to arrange a private guided tour for your group.

Elizabeth.Hall@armouries.org.uk
01329 848504


  • Booking information for those planning an education group visit to the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson.

Did you know?

Going off half-cocked

Many older guns have a form of safety that prevents the gun from being fired when the hammer is pulled halfway back. Sometimes a fault develops which allows the gun to fire when the hammer is in the half-cocked position, before a proper aim can be taken.