Celebrating John Smeaton

Join us 9th June and 14th July to celebrate the 300th birthday of John Smeaton, the influential engineer who worked on our site Read more

Sundays at the Mills

Tickets now on sale for June & July 2024! Read more

Our Trustees

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Schools Programme

The sun is out and we've got the perfect green spaces and fascinating heritage for your classes to explore this summer term! Read more


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. Read more

Our Teams

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Panoramas of the Royal Gunpowder Mills Read more