Special Sunday Gun Firings at Fort Nelson
Date(s) - 23/06/2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Royal Armouries Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road,
Join us at Fort Nelson in Hampshire for our new season of special Sunday gun firings.
The special firings will take place on selected Sundays throughout the year, featuring some of the big guns of the museum’s collection and authentic gun drills by uniformed detachments from Portsdown Artillery Volunteers.
Guns are fired at: 11:30 am, 2 pm and 3 pm, with the exception of the 13-inch Land Service Mortar and the 32-pounder which are fired at 11 am, 11:30 am, 2 pm, 2:30 pm, 3 pm and 3:30 pm. These events are free and everyone is welcome.
The Volunteers will also be available after the firings to talk about the guns and their history.
Gun Firing Dates for your diary:
Sunday 23 June
Sunday 21 July:
Fort Nelson is a historic monument, rescued from dereliction and carefully restored to its Victorian splendour. It commands spectacular views over the Solent to the south and the picturesque Meon Valley to the north. The Royal Armouries museum was opened in 1984 for the first time, and today is home to one of the largest collections of artillery in the UK. Fort Nelson will be open from 10 am to 5 pm (April – October). Admission is FREE, parking £3.
Event Contact Information
Website Address: https://royalarmouries.org/whats-on/?where=FortNelson
Contact Telephone Number: 01329233734