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Education

WE’VE GOT HISTORY SORTED

It’s time to get your pupils out of the classroom for a unique and memorable learning experience at the Royal Armouries.

Tailored to meet the demands of the new history curriculum, our sessions will enhance the study of key periods and chronology.

Many of the old favourites such as the Tudors, English Civil Wars, and trench warfare are still available, but we have introduced several exciting new sessions for key stages 1–3 and study days for GCSE History students.

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.

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.

SUMMER FUN AT FORT NELSON

There will be plenty of SUMMER FUN activities to keep the children entertained at Fort Nelson, from Thursday 23 July – Monday 31 August 2015.

23 July 2015

Fort Nelson

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Did you know?

Longest-range gun ever built

During the First World War, Germany built the longest-range gun ever. Its 100 kg projectile travelled 122km, and left the muzzle at 1500 metres per second reaching a height of about 40 km. This is higher, and about 6 times faster, than a transatlantic jet