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Fort Nelson

Florence Nightingale

COVID-Safe Workshop
Crimean War, Victorians
£5 per pupil

This on-site workshop has been altered to become as COVID-safe as possible for your pupils, staff and Royal Armouries staff. However, this does not mean all the fun and engagement has disappeared!

Please contact the Education Team to see what control measures we have put in place and discuss any questions you may have.

Give your young learners an unforgettable learning experience as they meet ‘The Lady with the Lamp’ at Fort Nelson.

Workshop content

Investigate the Fort’s Victorian hospital and find out how Florence’s revolutionary changes left a lasting legacy.

Use role play, dress-up and object handling to discover what life was really like for a soldier in the Crimean War.

Hear Florence tell her own remarkable story in our atmospheric lamp lit tunnels.

‘We have been coming for this trip for a number of years and it just gets better each time.’ Year 2 teacher, Mayville High School.

Curriculum focus

History: Significant individuals


10.00 – 14.00


Please contact us to make a booking or if you have any questions.

Email address

Postal address

Education Team
Royal Armouries Fort Nelson
Portsdown Hill Road
PO17 6AN
United Kingdom