What's on at Crownhill Fort

Find tickets online via the link below.

Friday 27 May, 1pm - 5pm, open day

Our third public event of 2022 is part of Plymouth History Festival. More information about the festival can be found here https://plymouthhistoryfestival.com/

The grounds and museums will be open to explore and there will be a programme of timed events including talks, walking tours and plenty of gunfire. The provisional schedule of timed events is as follows:

  • 13:00 Grounds and Museums open
  • 13:30 Walking tour of the E rampart
  • 14:00 Talk on small arms
  • 14.35 Fire a Martini Henry rifle for £5
  • 15:00 Guided walk – North Caponier
  • 15:30 Field Gun firing
  • 16:00 Rampart walk – see above
  • 16:20 North Caponier walk – see above
  • 17:00 Grounds and Museums close

Food and drink is available courtesy of the Hope Coffee Van who can accept payment by cash or card.

Admission: £5 adults, children £3 with parking at £2.50 per car. Advance tickets are on sale via the Devon Museums website or you can pay on the day (cash only).

Wednesday 27 July, 4pm - 8pm, open evening

This event has been created in response to requests for a midweek open day.
The grounds and museums will be open to explore throughout the evening and a programme of timed events will be released in advance of the day.


Thursday 28 July, 6pm - 8pm, North Caponier Gun firing

A special event at Crownhill Fort. Ticket holders will be greeted by uniformed guides who will talk about the history of Crownhill Fort and the events that led to its construction back in the 1860s.

Attendees will head below ground and be granted access to the North Caponier with its exhibitions, displays and operational artillery. The evening will conclude with firing of a Georgian Carronade and Smooth Bore Breech Loading converted cannon; an exciting and dramatic way to spend a Thursday evening.

Just 40 advance tickets are available for this event and these are available on a first-come-first served basis.

Monday 29 August, 11am - 4pm, open day

An open day on Bank Holiday Monday

Tuesday 13 September, 7pm - 9pm, bat walk

Details to follow

Wednesday 26 October, 4pm - 8pm, 'Crownhill Fort after dark'

Details to follow

Crownhill Fort

Postcards, Handbooks and many other items of Landmark Trust merchandise are available to purchase at open days. Note that unless advertised, the Holiday Accommodation is not available to view on open days. Please note that we only allow assistance dogs inside the Fort.

For more information please contact the Fort Office on 01752 793754