Explore Fort Brockhurst & WWI displays

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Explore Fort Brockhurst & WWI displays

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Fort Brockhurst, Gunners Way, Elson, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4DS

Fort Brockhurst opens its doors to welcome visitors of all ages. Special community activities in place for HODs.

Please note: Last entry to fort at 1415.

Find out about this massive Victorian fortress, past and present.

Special Exhibition – For the WWI centenary, there will be displays of work inspired by local community groups about Gosport and the role of its people during 1914-18. Also, some WW1 related talks by local speakers.

Lots of family fun to enjoy- *Try on genuine army uniform and envisage life for a soldier and his family; *Learn your 3 R’s in the Victorian Schoolroom at 12:00 & 13:30; *See what toys Victorian children played with; *Quiz sheets and colouring activities.

Explore old objects on the Discovery Desk and discover the fort’s current role as a major Collection Centre for English Heritage, housing thousands of fantastic artefacts that span wide eras of time and place.

There will be many other community activities around the fort too, including a ‘poppy-making workshop’. Please check before event for full content.

Hot and cold drinks and snacks available on site.
Or why not enjoy a picnic and just relax in the grounds.

 

OPENING TIMES

  • Saturday 8 September: 1100-1500
  • Sunday 9 September: 1100-1500
  • Friday 14 September: 1100-1500
  • Saturday 15 September: 1100-1500
  • Sunday 16 September: 1100-1500

BOOKING DETAILS

 

No Booking Needed

ACCESS

Wheelchair access to ground level. One step up to some areas. Main exhibition areas have ramp access. Surface areas include cobble, shingle, grass, concrete. Steep inclines up to the ramparts but can be managed with pushchairs. Dogs, including service dogs, on leads are welcome. Disabled parking on site by prior arrangement only to 07932 732865.

 

 

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Allow 45-90 mins. Visitors may also wish to participate in other events at the same location on this day. See listings for *The Gosport Area Facebook Exhibition.

ORGANISED BY

English Heritage

 

 

 

WEBSITE

www.english-heritage.org.uk/daysout/properties/fort-brockhurst/

MAP/DIRECTIONS (Approximate)

For travel information about how to get to and around Gosport, click here.

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