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Fort Nelson Education

Fort Nelson is a 19-acre Victorian fort comprising tunnels, ramparts, hospital, and barrack rooms, in addition to galleries displaying the history of artillery.

Experience hands-on education sessions that incorporate the latest digital technology to explore and map your pupils’ own ideas, which can be taken back for use in the classroom.

Our education team will bring history to life for your pupils in a range of engaging and interactive workshops.

For more information about any of our workshops or to book please contact our Bookings Team.

T: 01329 848 507
T: 01329 848 527
E: education.fn@armouries.org.uk


Did you know?

What a great bore.

Two of the largest bore guns ever built could fire a 1 tonne cast iron ball, 3 ft in diameter, containing 215 Kg of gunpowder, to a range of 2.4 km (1.5 miles). One is on display at Fort Nelson, the other is on loan at the Royal Artillery Museum in London

Sandford Award

Winners 2014 Sandford Awards

Learning Outside the Classroom

Learning Outside the Classroom