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Fort Nelson

Gun of the month

The 64-pounder Platform Gun
15th July - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

64-pounder Platform Gun

Fort Nelson is also one of the few places where you can experience live firings of historic artillery pieces. Find out more about some of the amazing big guns in our collection with our in-depth talks and tours.

The guns will be fired by uniformed detachments from the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers, who will be available to talk about the guns and the firing drills they perform.

The 64-pounder Platform Gun will be fired at 11.30am, 2pm & 3pm

This is a free event and suitable for all ages. Ear defenders will be available.