Hunting flintlock and wheellock guns, decorated with gold and silver wire inlay

Hunting gallery

The Hunting gallery presents the history and evolution of hunting, from prehistoric times to present day Olympic sports.

Tour of the Hunting gallery

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Tour of Hunting gallery - link to YouTube

Did you know?

Palmerston's Follies

Fort Nelson is one of the ‘Palmerston Forts’, commissioned in the 1860s by Lord Palmerston, who feared a French attack. By the time they were completed, however, any threat from France disappeared. The forts gained the nickname ‘Palmerston’s follies’.