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Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

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Address: Portsdown Hill Road | Fareham, Portsmouth PO17 6AN, England
Phone Number: +44 1329 233734
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Free day out

First thing, yes admission is free so this makes it a cheap 1/2 day out if you have a large family, easy parking, lot to see and plenty of rooms for kids to explore and burn off... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

First thing, yes admission is free so this makes it a cheap 1/2 day out if you have a large family, easy parking, lot to see and plenty of rooms for kids to explore and burn off energy. History of guns and forts for adults.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

This is a great place to visit and take the kids. It is a free museum overlooking Portsmouth with an obstacle course to keep the kids busy and dark tunnels underneath. The ladies might get a bit fed up as the place is full of every type of canon and big gun you can imagine. But they will find many... More 

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england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We have been here so may times now. Kids love it here imagining whatnot used to be like. The museum area is always kept clean. We attended last when there was gun firing which they thought was great! Fabulous for a few hours of FREE fun! Staff are all very attentive and friendly. Can't fault! See you again soon!!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Superb display in an amazing location with free parking and free entry. Everyone should see this gem

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Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We visited Fort Nelson on a chilly damp drizzly summer day with our five year old grandson, he loved it. The talking picture and one o'clock cannon were his favourites. Entrance was free which was one of the reasons we chose it over the submarine museum. There are a lot of cannons and as someone who has no interest in... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Being local to us one of those attractions you tend to overlook So free entry and a fantastic collection of big guns mortars etc Really liked the way they juxtaposed a 15th century Turkish wall bombard next to barrels of the supergun. Same principle 500 years apart Lots of things to see and worth spending time planning the route Friendly... More 

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Hayle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Firstly this a rare free attraction, and it's well worth a visit. There are loads of military vehicles and armoury, info and exhibits, tunnels, lookouts and space to run around or sit and contemplate. I found the fort extremely interesting and the views across to Portsmouth and out across the Solent are awesome. And again it's free! So many people... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This attraction is free for the museum and all parts of the attraction but for £3 pp you an take a guided tour which we found extremely interesting John had a wealth of knowledge of the guns and emplacements as he had worked on the site for many years although now a volunteer. We had well over an hour of... More 

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Liss, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

An interesting fort, great afternoon out with interesting tunnels, but set up on Porchester Hill. Especially good when they have events laid on for children.

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

My partner and I have lived in Hampshire for decades and had not visited before. As the weather was bad we decided to visit. We really enjoyed it. Plenty to see. We loved the tunnels and seeing one of of the canons fired. The whole place really highlights the historical importance of this area. Super modern cafe and shop. Helpful... More 

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Additional Information about Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

Address: Portsdown Hill Road | Fareham, Portsmouth PO17 6AN, England
Phone Number: +44 1329 233734
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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