Keep an eye on our website for details of our new 2021 events!
JTT Events are returning to the Royal Gunpowder Mills for a fun and festive weekend in December! Tickets are on sale now Read more
It's Autumn Term, which means we're welcoming schools to our site for a whole host of fun, curriculum-linked learning visits. To learn more about our education programme, click 'read more' Read more
We’re passionate about our explosive history.
Come and explore, learn and enjoy it with us!
Bursaries that make school trips accessible to everyone
The Royal Gunpowder Mills is reliant on the time, skills, knowledge and hard work given by the team of volunteers. The team works to preserve and share the site and its unique history, for the visitors and for the future.
After the closure of ERDE, the archive material inherited passed through a number of hands and storage locations before opening to the public as an online database.
RGM is part of a new documentary on the Gunpowder Plot! Read more
Discover all the wonderful things you can see and do at Lee Valley Regional Park this winter! Read more
One of many group visits in 2023! Read more
Travel back through time and discover 300 years of explosive and top secret history through film, exhibitions and interactive displays. Read more
Explore our Rocket Vault which holds 19th century gunpowder rockets through to Cold War guided missiles. Read more
A photography exhibition celebrating the women who worked in the war industries during the First World War. Read more
Discover how firearms changed over the centuries by visiting our collection of over 300 historic firearms. Read more