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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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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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This place is great to explore. Nice views overlooking Portsmouth. We visited on a beautiful day. Their are plenty of guns to look at and tunnels to explore which are quite... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Helen G
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Staffodshire
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57 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is great to explore. Nice views overlooking Portsmouth. We visited on a beautiful day. Their are plenty of guns to look at and tunnels to explore which are quite spooky. But great fun. Looks like they had a nice coffee shop but never used it . Total time for visit I would say 2 hours. Don't forget to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place for a free day out. During school holidays they also run optional activities which only cost a few £. My son loves exploring the underground tunnels and seeing the cannons fired. He has also participated in pumpkin hunts at Halloween and a Roman soldier day which have also been great fun. As we live locally we visit almost... More 

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Thank Caroline M
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brilliant museum. Fantastic for all ages. Great location and outstanding exhibits. Recommend this for a visit by anyone interested in armaments or military history.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good family fun great day out great value enjoyed touring the tunnels really good to spend a few hours

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Living on the Portsea Island and all the local historical attractions, one I have never visited was the armoury. Really interesting, lovely setting, the militaria and armaments are so varied and over many time periods. Good day out. Lovely veiws to the Solent and the City of Portsmouth on Portsea Island.

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Thank Scott D
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Something for all ages, staff were really friendly and they had a wealth of knowledge about the armouries. We went on a rainy day and it did not spoil the experience.

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Thank Julie S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We live nearby and really enjoy our visits here. The cafe is good for refreshments etc and the fort is great to explore.

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ringmer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lots of random guns to see tunnels to explore and space to run around in. When we went there was a junior assault course.

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Thank phil D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Entry to this amazing museum is free! The shop is expensive but I still can't believe that entry to the museum is free! With lots to do, see and explore: this is a great place to look at a load of historically important items. Sometimes the museum fires some of their cannons! Such a great day out!

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great place !. Its very rare these days to find somewhere like this with free entry. We spent about 21/2hrs looking around . Unfortunately the children's assault course was closed due to strong winds ,( there is a fee for this)and it wasn't the weather to be outside for too long . We arrived about 1.20 ,they do... More 

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