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Fort Nelson

Gun of the month

13-inch mortar
24th March 2019 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fort Nelson is also one of the few places where you can experience live firings of historic artillery pieces.

The 13-inch Land Service Mortar will be fired in the North Mortar Battery by a uniformed detachment of the Portsdown Artillery Volunteers.

This is a free event and suitable for all ages.

Gun firing times

Ear defenders will be available.

Find out more about some of the amazing Big Guns in our collection with our in-depth talks and tours.