Education Health and Safety Packs

Please ensure that there is at least one adult per ten children in your party. Adults in loco parentis must accompany pupils aged under 16 throughout their visit.

To minimise risks in we must apply strict limits on the number of people attending each session.

Risk Assessments

Risk assessments are carried out by the Museum, to ensure we reach high standards of safety for all visitors and staff. We currently hold a 5 Star Award from the British Safety Council.

A Health and Safety pack for education groups can be downloaded that contains the following useful information:


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Did you know?

No rust for the wicked

Wrought iron does not rust as quickly as cast iron. At Fort Nelson the Boxted Bombard, a large medieval cannon made of wrought iron is still in good condition despite being left outdoors and unprotected for hundreds of years.