A group of visitors enjoying a visit to Fort Nelson.

Group visits to Fort Nelson

Fort Nelson is a great destination for group organisers and coach operators.

Coach parking is available on site and admission to the museum is free.

If you plan to visit as a group (10 or more persons) we can help organise your visit to fit in with the time you have available.

To make the most of your visit we recommend that you take in the daily gun firing at 1pm.

Arrange your group visit with us

Contact our Visitor Services team to arrange a private guided tour for your group. The team can be contacted by phone on 01329848533 or by email (details below).

Jared Thornton
Visitor Services Officer
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Elizabeth Hall
Visitor Services Officer
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  • Booking information for those planning an education group visit to the Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson.

Did you know?

Longest-range gun ever built

During the First World War, Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100 kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second reaching a height of about 40 km. This is higher, and about 6 times faster, than a transatlantic jet