three visitors in the How was Fort Nelson built gallery

Building the Fort

Discover how the Fort was built with this interactive picture.

Please allow a few moments for it to load. Parts of the image can be clicked to find out more information, you can also zoom into the image and drag it around for a more detailed look.

Of course the best view of all is to be found at Fort Nelson itself, so why not come and explore the rest of this amazing fort. Admission is free!

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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.

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