Stoyr of Fort Nelson

Story of Fort Nelson gallery

Discover the history of Fort Nelson and its volunteer garrison in the Story of Fort Nelson galleries.

Find out who commissioned, designed and built the Fort and why, along with how it has changed through its long and interesting history.

Learn more about the story of Fort Nelson.


  • The Royal Armouries is committed to providing appropriate facilities for our visitors with disabilities or special needs.

  • The Royal Armouries museum at Fort Nelson offers a range of facilities: shop, cafe, corporate hire, and caters for group visits and the needs of visitors with disabilities.