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Fort Rinella Historical Re-enactments

An animated tour covering the whole fort during which different aspects from the daily life of the Victorian garrison are reconstructed by our resident historical re-enactment team. The tour will also include skill-at-arms displays, military drill demonstrations, an English commentary and the viewing of a 20-minute film about the history of the fort and its monster gun. The tour starts with firing of a period cannon, an 8-inch Rifled Muzzle Loading howitzer.

Members of the public are allowed to fire the soldiers' Martini-Henry rifles and the 8-inch howitzer (Cannon).

Tours are held from Monday to Saturday between 14.00hrs - 16.00hrs and also include a cavalry display.

Note: This tour comes at no extra charge as it is included in the normal entrance ticket.

A new permanent museum exhibition about the history of the Victorian army ‘Soldiers of the Queen' is also on show at Fort Rinella.