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“A good day out.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson

Royal Armouries - Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road | Fareham, Portsmouth PO17 6AN, England
+44 1329 233734
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Ranked #5 of 42 Attractions in Portsmouth
Type: Historic Sites, Specialty Museums, Cultural
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Fareham, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
22 attraction reviews
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
“A good day out.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

This place is a good day out and if in the area a must , good free parking and FREE the go in.

Visited November 2011
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Hemel Hempstead, England, United Kingdom
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“Rushed visit but would go back”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2012

Unfortunatly I only had about an hour to tour this place and just made it around. Its based in a napoleonic era fort and geared towards that era and artillery, Personally I prefer Leeds armoury.

If your in the area or want a good free day out then I highly recommend it, there are outside areas so might not be too good as a rainy day activity though.

Visited October 2011
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“Free ........................... and kids were loving it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

What a great find, a free afternoon out! This National Museum is a really interesting place whether you are 8 or 80 but if you have limited mobility, although access is really good, there is a lot of walking to do. Plenty of information, loads to look at and a very pleasant cafe. A great visit and now, thanks to the demonstrator in the kitchen, I know all about the origins of Simnel cake!

Visited April 2012
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waterlooville
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“Visited many times, in the past with the children and more recently... without.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

The other reviews do say it all, a great place to visit.... and normally FREE, there is sometimes a small charge for the re-enactment special events but well worth it.
Tunnels, guns, tanks, cannon, café, toilets, car-park, gift shop, active museum… what more could you want, and mainly manned by volunteers.

A super place to visit.

Visited September 2011
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Southampton UK
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“Free Day Out”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

Great family day out no admission charge. Lots to do & see both the fort its self & guns from small items to supper gun.

Nice cafe

Visited March 2012
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