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Nothe Fort
Barrack Road
Weymouth
Dorset

DT4 8UF | View map
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Nothe Fort Museum of Coastal Defence - more than just a fort.

Award winning visitor attraction offering low cost entry & great value come rain or shine.

Built by the Victorians to protect Portland Harbour, Nothe Fort is one of the best preserved forts of its kind. The advances in technology that affected the fort are explained through many displays, exhibits and audio visual facilities located on the ramparts, gun decks and maze of underground passageways.

Enjoy the stunning and far reaching views of the Jurassic Coast from the picnic areas on the Ramparts. These will provide one of the best vantage points to watch the 2012 Olympic sailing events.

Come rain or shine! Great value for all!
Historic Building
Exciting Museum
Stunning 360 (degree sign)
Views over Weymouth bay & Portland Harbour
Cinema areas
World War II Canteen
Picnic Area
Mouse Trail
Resident Ghost
Shop
Underground Passages to Explore
Audio Visual Experiences
Period Displays & Exhibits

Events

The Nothe Fort offers an excellent arena for outdoor events hosting popular regular annual events and a variety of themed events throughout the year.
These include:
Victorian theme; World War II D-Day; Exhibitions; Military Festivals; Theatre; Drama; Concerts; Cultural Olympiad.

We also offer a wide range of educational activities for schools & colleges as well as Corporate Hospitality & Private Function hire.

Details

Months Open: Every day; May - Sept (Sundays except Dec & Jan)
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Discount for Groups: Yes
Admission Price: £5
Family ticket available
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Café

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