Royal Gunpowder Mills
There is 300 years of explosive history brought to life through film, exhibitions and interactive displays. Explore the Armoury with over 200 historic fire-arms and visit the ‘Rocket Vault’ where you will be able to see some of the secret rockets worked on at Waltham Abbey.
Don’t miss Professor Nitrate’s Mad-Lab where you will find a fun-packed series of hands on experiments and activities set within the laboratory of eccentric rocket scientist. The Professor is always on the look-out for willing volunteers to test his latest theories so visitors will need to be prepared for fun-filled and, occasionally, smoke-filled adventures!
Hop on-board a military vehicle or land-train for a tour of the site’s most interesting and explosive locations.
Adults - £9.00, Children - £7.00 (3 to 15 years) Under 3 Free, Concessions £8.00 (over 60 years & students)
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|Notes||2013 Opening Times:
Open Daily from 10am during School Holidays.
Open every weekend 29 March – 29 September.
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VenueRoyal Gunpowder Mills
Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY
Map reference: TL 376008 Lat: 51.68967 Long: -0.01007
From the M25: Leave jct 26, follow signs for A121 to Waltham Abbey at traffic lights, McDonalds on your left, our entrance is in 'Beaulieu Drive'.
By Public Transport:
From Waltham Cross station it is 20 minutes' walk to Royal Gunpowder Mills.
Nearest station : Waltham Cross station
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|Sat 25 May 2013 - Sun 2 Jun 2013||Spy Academy|
|Sun 26, Mon 27 May 2013||Wild West Weekend|
|Sat 22, Sun 23 Jun 2013||Rocket & Flight Festival|
|Sat 6, Sun 7 Jul 2013||Railway Weekend|
|Sun 14 Jul 2013||Classic Car Show|
|Sun 21 Jul 2013 - Mon 2 Sep 2013||Summer Holidays - Rocket Factory|
|Sun 25 - Tue 27 Aug 2013||August Bank Holiday|
|Sat 26 Oct 2013 - Fri 1 Nov 2013||Halloween|
|Sat 2, Sun 3 Nov 2013||Guy Fawkes Festival|