Fort Nelson is home to the Royal Armouries national collection of artillery - the Big Guns.
This unique Victorian Fort has undergone a £3.5m redevelopment to create a museum fit for the 21st Centrury.
Admission and parking are free – offering a great day out for all the family during the school holidays, and all year round.
A breathtaking glass-sided gallery – The Voice of the Guns – showcasing some of the Royal Armouries’ most famous exhibits.
Exciting galleries, telling the history of the fort and the people and stories that shaped history.
State-of-the-art education centre – allowing children to see the past spring to life in a historic setting, but harnessing the latest technology.
Visitor centre – including Café 1871, which is open to passers-by and walkers.
Fort Nelson is also licensed for weddings and has a large range of function rooms for private or corporate hire.