three visitors in the How was Fort Nelson built gallery

Building the Fort

Discover how the Fort was built with this interactive picture.

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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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A special exhibition in the White Tower at the Tower of London, commemorating the 600th anniversary of the battle of Agincourt.

23 October 2015

Tower of London

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Did you know?

Thunder birds are go!

Artillery pieces before about 1700 were often classified by names. A rare type of very big gun was known as a basilisk; a more common long powerful gun was known as a culverin; and smaller versions were named after birds of prey such as saker and falcon.

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