Fort Nelson

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Fort Nelson has over 350 big guns and historic cannon on display, all part of the national collection of arms and armour.


The displays include the Great Turkish Bombard of 1464, that once protected the Dardanelles, Saddam Husseins infamous Supergun the trebuchet from the movie Gladiator and Mallets Mortar one of the 3 Guinness world record holders on show.

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Military museum:7.8/10
Popularity rank: #4706

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Directions

How to get here

Car

Exit the M27 at junction 11.
Take the exit signposted for Gosport and Fareham.
Stay in the left-hand lane, this will take you down a slip road to a roundabout.
Landmark: A railway viaduct on your left.
At this roundabout take the first left turn, signposted A27 Portchester.
Landmark: Delme Arms Public House on left.
Stay in the left-hand lane.
Go through the first set of traffic lights.
At the second set take a left-hand turn into Down End Road.
Follow the road up and around for approximately 1/2 mile.
Fort Nelson will appear on your left-hand side.
Brown tourist signs for Royal Armouries will help guide you on this route.

Admission

Opening times (Summer):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0011:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:0010:00 - 17:00

Opening times (Winter):
MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdaySunday
10:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3011:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:3010:30 - 16:30

* Closed 24-26 December

Prices:

Free

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Contact

Address: Royal Armouries Museum, Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Fareham, Hampshire, PO17 6AN, UK
Phone: +44 1329 233 734
Email: fnenquiries@armouries.org.uk

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