SPOOKY Fort Nelson

27 October – 4 November
Fort Nelson

Dare you come down to the Fort this October half term? There’ll be lots of Halloween fun for all the family including museum tours, craft activities, a Spooky treasure hunt and ghastly gun-firings.

Spooky Treasure Hunt
Have a go at our Halloween trail? Follow the clues and spot the spooky stuff hidden in the galleries and down the tunnels. If you find them all you could win a prize.

• *Activity area *
Make and take craft activities – spiders, monsters, masks and bats plus special spooky ‘Feely’ boxes
£2 per child

Spooky Tours
Join one of our ghoulish guides for a spooky tour round the museum. Available Monday – Friday £3 per person


Every day you can experience the power and might of one of our big guns firing. This week’s gun is a 25-pounder howitzer from World War II
Firings at 12noon & 3pm on the Parade Ground


Discover the fascinating history of Fort Nelson on a special guided tour.
Saturday 3 & Sunday 4 November
£1 per person

CAFE 1871

Our cosy café will be serving special spooky snacks and tasty treats.