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Fort Nelson

Spooky Stories

October half term
25th October - 10:00 am - 29th October - 5:00 pm

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Please note: Tickets for this event do not include entry to Fort Nelson. Please book free museum admission tickets for all your party, choose an arrival time and pay for your parking (£3). BOOK YOUR VISIT TO FORT NELSON HERE

The Fort has been open for 150 years and has a long history full of tall tales and spooky stories.

It’s a great place to visit at any time of the year but around Halloween this historic Victorian fort, with its underground tunnels and secret chambers, is particularly atmospheric.

As well as a whole museum of national treasures to explore our spooky half term activities for families are sure to keep the kids out of mischief.

Spooky Stories
Join one of our spooky storytelling sessions and be enthralled by Victorian tales of mysterious disappearances, sudden deaths and ghosts from the Fort’s best-forgotten history*.

Sessions at: 10.30am / 11.30am / 1.30pm / 2.30pm / 3.30pm
Tickets are limited to 16 children per session so book your place today.
Duration: 45 minutes
Tickets: £3.50 per child
Suitable for ages 5 – 12
Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Only one adult per child please, this will help us keep the group size manageable and safe. Only children need a ticket.
*Content will be appropriate to the age group and performed by costumed characters.


Programme changes and cancellation

Royal Armouries reserves the right to change the programme without prior notification.

Please be aware that due to the continued impact of Covid-19, our staff team may have to self-isolate at short notice. Unfortunately, this may affect our ability keep the museum fully open and to deliver our live events programme. We will only close the museum as a last resort if we cannot open safely. All updates will be communicated on our Facebook and Twitter pages as well as here on our website. We will notify all ticket holders by email should we have to cancel the event.

If we are required to cancel the event, we will automatically refund any tickets for the dates affected. Refunds will be processed within 10 working days.