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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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A family day out.

For younger children a very exiting place to visit and also dad's!! Well set up and interesting information.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
carol l
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For younger children a very exiting place to visit and also dad's!! Well set up and interesting information.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

impressive day for all the family pick a day with out to much rain but the displays inside are excellent and be sure to read about the building methods no mechanical diggers then. be sure to get outside at noon for the firing of the cannon, on special days there is a guided tour of the tunnels under portsdown hill.... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

So much to see , old fort and tunnels, all types of military equipment, different cannons from over the years . Children seam to love it there . There's also a good cafe / coffee shop. Entrance is free to all .

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Fareham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located on the top of Portsdown Hill, just outside Portchester, has had more to learn &I do. Larger car park, all free, nice restaurant, open spaces for kids to run about, lots to see with exhibitions, locally staffed able to supply information. On a sunny day the views are clear across the water. Recommend for a family with a few... More 

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Southampton
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A superb place to spend a day. Apart from the historical information there is so much to see, without getting bored. There is plenty for all ages, including a junior assault course. .a café and gift shop.plenty of parking. And to top it all- it costs nothing to get in.

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Thank SouthamptonBaldy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I went there last weekend. It was a nice sunny day out. Admission was free and there is a lot to see and learn about artillery throughout the years. Also the history of the Fort was interesting too. Would recommend if interested in military history and have a few hours to kill.

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great day out, we spent about 5 hours there. Several halls of covered artillery and tunnels / rooms as well as shop and large cafe. However, also lots of outdoor space, so visiting on a sunny day preferable. Free entry and very well priced shop (with some unusual military items / books) and cafe. Friendly enthusiastic staff and volunteers.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

An excellent place to visit. It is full of interesting information and exhibits, well laid out and is free!! Very informative about the development of naval firepower, and the defences built around portsmouth.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited last week week with my husband and we were lucky enough to have the most fantastic tour guide who showed us round (sorry can't remember his name!) Brilliant visit but it was most definitely the guide who made it!

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well it was a bit hard to find but we made it. The chap on the front desk was helpful but a ground floor map of the area would have been a plus as we got lost twice trying to find our way back to cafeteria. Apart from that it was a real delight to visit with weapons ranging from... More 

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