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Self-Guided Visits

Our museums in Leeds and at Fort Nelson near Portsmouth are ideal sites for exploring topics in history, art and design, English and local history. There is no single routes through the galleries, giving you the freedom to plan your group’s activities. This creates opportunities for you to explore the topics and periods that are most relevant to your group.

We strongly recommend that teachers organising a visit for the first time make a planning visit to the museum. Please see the Organiser’s Pack for details.

In order to provide the best possible experience for your students it is important that you book in advance. This enables us to:

For more information please contact our bookings team:

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


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Did you know?

No rust for the wicked

Wrought iron does not rust as quickly as cast iron. At Fort Nelson the ‘Boxted Bombard’ – a large medieval cannon made of wrought iron – is still in good condition despite being left outdoors and unprotected for hundreds of years.