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We are delighted to announce the launch of our new education programmes for KS2 and KS3 pupils at both Fort Nelson and Leeds.

We have designed our sessions to provide a more interactive and hands on experience for pupils allowing history to come life in an exciting and meaningful way.

Sessions will take place in our dedicated education centres and in the museum galleries amongst the collection pieces.

Closely linked to the National Curriculum and the needs of schools, we know our new offerings will be of interest to you.

Click on the links below to discover the new programme of education sessions at the Royal Armouries Museum Leeds and Fort Nelson near Portsmouth.

We look forward to welcoming you and your students.

Did you know?

4 Eiffel Towers

During the siege of Sebastopol the British fired about 10,000 tonnes of iron shot; the French fired 510,000 round shot, 236,000 howitzer shells and 350,000 mortar shells – a total of around 43,000 tonnes of iron! About the same weight as 4 Eiffel Towers.