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Fort Nelson Education

Fort Nelson is a 19-acre Victorian fort encompassing tunnels, ramparts, hospital, and barrack rooms, in addition to galleries displaying the history of artillery.

Experience hands-on education sessions that incorporate the latest digital technology to explore and map your pupils’ own ideas, which can be taken back for use in the classroom.

Our education team will bring history to life for your pupils in a range of engaging and interactive workshops.

For more information about any of our workshops or to book please contact our Bookings Team.

Tel: 0113 220 1888
Email: bookings@armouries.org.uk


Did you know?

World's biggest bore!

The largest bore gun ever built fired a cast iron ball weighing around 1 tonne, measured 3 ft in diameter, contained 215kg of gunpowder, and fired to a range of 2.4 km (1.5 miles). It is on display at Fort Nelson.

Sandford Award

Winners 2014 Sandford Awards

Learning Outside the Classroom

Learning Outside the Classroom