Victorian Fort Nelson Weekend

Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 July
Fort Nelson
Free admission

Join us for a special Victorian-themed weekend. There’ll be lots of fun for all the family including traditional rides, games and of course don’t miss the explosive power of the big guns.

Museum entry is free, some events carry a small charge.

This themed weekend is part of two weeks of events at Fort Nelson between Monday 23 July – Sunday 5 August. More info

Charges for activities:

  • 1 token: £1
  • 5 tokens: £5
  • 12 tokens: £10
Traditional Victorian steam driven ‘Gallopers’ Carousel 2 tokens
Coconut Shy 1 token
Donkey Rides 2 tokens
Victorian Gun Drill (ages 6+) 2 tokens
Craft activities Free
Face painting Free

Victorian Gun Firings

Demonstrations by Portsdown Artillery Volunteers

  • Saturday 28 July – 16-pounder Field Gun
  • Sunday 29 July – 64-pounder Traversing Gun