Professor Puzzle Great Minds - Nelson's Barrel Puzzle
The Barrel Puzzle is a wonderful brainteaser in which the puzzler’s aim is to separate the pieces of the wooden barrel and then rebuild it.
This brilliant puzzle is based on Horatio Nelson, the 18th century English Admiral who was heroic at the Battle of Trafalgar. Upon his death, his distraught sailors wished to preserve his body so pickled it in a barrel of rum on a voyage from Gibraltar to London.
The Great Minds range from Professor Puzzle features a combination of classic puzzles from throughout time and some of the greatest minds in history, from Leonardo Da Vinci to Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Pythagoras. Each great mind has been relevantly coupled with a challenging puzzle, all of which have an antique design. The puzzles additionally contain fascinating information about the 'Great Minds' themselves.
Difficulty level: 3/5