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Fort Nelson

Second World War: Protect the port

Second World War
£5 per pupil

Our on-site Second World War workshop at Fort Nelson, Portsmouth, allows students to step back in time and learn about history in our Victorian fort which played a role in the war. 

Join us in 1941  where the volunteer forces need new recruits in the Home Front units: ARP, ATS and Home Guard. Your students will be put through their paces by: 

Following the sessions, led by historical characters, your students will then decide which organisation to join at the end of the day.

Curriculum links

History: A local study; a study of an aspect or theme in British history that extends pupils’ chronological knowledge beyond 1066.


The day consists of three 45-minute workshops and a 1-hour break for lunch. The day starts at 10am and finishes at 2pm.


Please contact us to make a booking or if you have any questions.

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Education Team
Royal Armouries Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road
PO17 6AN
United Kingdom