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Royal Gunpowder Mills

Waltham Abbey, Essex, England

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Suitable for ages: Young Children (4-8), Older Children (9-12) and Teenagers (13-18)

Venue type: Indoor, Outdoor

Immerse the children in fun exploration of science, history and nature at the Royal Gunpowder Mills.

Set in 170 acres of beautiful, unique landscape, home to grey herons, siskins, owls and deer, you can explore the wildlife tower and take a landtrain for a guided tour of the whole site.

Indoors, there's Professor Nitrate's Mad Lab! You and the kids join in the fun of experimenting with gizmos, gadgets and contraptions to find out about forces and gravity, areodynamics and explosions! The Professor always needs kids' help with his mad experiments so get ready to volunteer!

Let the children travel in a fun engaging way through 300 years of explosive and top secret history, with a Film, the Interactive Exhibition and the Rocket Vault packed with bright shiny rockets and satellite launchers. There are quizzes, crafts, and creative ways to keep all the family entertained.

Science, history and nature themes are embedded in the landscape and buildings of the Royal Gunpowder Mills. When you go on the land train guided tour to explore the northern parts of the site, you will find it criss-crossed with dry canals, alder woodland and, peeping through the trees, mysterious buildings uniquely designed to manufacture and test explosives.

They also have a range of special events showcasing living history, heritage, demonstrating explosives and going out on Guy Fawkes night with a big bang! See website for full details.

Facilities

  • Picnics Allowed Picnics Allowed
  • Restaurant Onsite Restaurant Onsite
  • Onsite Shop Onsite Shop
  • Snacks Available Snacks Available
  • Wheelchair Friendly Wheelchair Friendly
  • Toilets Available Toilets Available
  • Baby Changing Available Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Toilets Available Disabled Toilets Available
  • Parking Available On-site Parking Available On-site
  • Pushchair Friendly Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information

Address

Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, Essex, EN9 1JY, England

Contact

Click here to visit Royal Gunpowder Mills's website
01992 707360

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Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Opening hours are subject to change. Please call the attraction directly to avoid disappointment.

Pricing

Adults: £9.75, Kids: £7.75

More Information

Eating information

Enjoy delicious food and snacks in the spacious cafe at the Royal Gunpowder Mills.

Toilets

Female, male, disabled access and baby change facilities available on site.

Gift shop

The Royal Gunpowder Mills shop is home to an exciting range of affordable and useful 'pocket money' items.

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