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Mystery at the Fort Victorian Murder-Mystery Game


18 Jan '19 10:00am - 22 Feb '19 4:00pm

Ticket information

Free however charge for craft activities of £3.

About Royal Armouries Fort Nelson


This imposing Victorian fort is home to the Royal Armouries national collection of artillery – The Big Guns. Fort Nelson is one of the...(see more)

About this Event

Calling all junior super sleuths! This February half term we’re following in the footsteps of the great Victorian detective Sherlock Holmes.

The author and famous Portsmouth resident, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, mentions ‘a Fort along the hill’ (which we believe may be Fort Nelson) in his Sherlock Holmes’ story The Five Orange Pips.

Inspired by these local links we’ve created our own Victorian mystery, so get your magnifying glasses and deerstalker hats ready, and come hunt down the clues and solve the puzzles that will unravel the mysterious case of Ran-Tan Tommy.

Our Mystery at the Fort game is suitable for ages 5 – 10 (adult supervision is required at all times).

£3.50 per child

There are sessions throughout the day: 11am / 12 noon / 2pm / 3pm

Numbers are limited to 16 children per session.

Craft activities

Suitable for ages 3 – 12

Drop in between 10.30am – 3.30pm


Starts: 18 Jan '19 10:00am

Ends: 22 Feb '19 4:00pm

Place: Royal Armouries Fort Nelson

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