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The Royal Gunpowder Mills is a great place for families and individuals to spend days out exploring the fascinating history of gunpowder, explosives and rocket propellants.

Visitor Information

Opening Times

Opening Times

Open Days and Times Opening Days Open Sundays , Mondays , Tuesdays & Wednesdays between July 23 and August 23. For the rest of our open days and events please click here Opening Times 10 am - 5 pm (last entry 3 pm) Suggested length of visit is…Read More
Admission Tickets

Admission Tickets

Admission Tickets   Purchase Admission Tickets   Ticket Office Tickets may be purchased at our Ticket Office on the day when you arrive (see prices below) Online Tickets Tickets are sent by Email - Please Print the Email and bring it with you …Read More
Season Tickets

Season Tickets

Season Tickets   Become a Season Ticket holder and visit for less! Season Tickets make ideal gifts!   2017 Season Tickets A 2017 Season Ticket allows you unlimited visits to the Royal Gunpowder Mills on the days we are open during School & Bank…Read More
Find Us

Find Us

How To Find Us   Royal Gunpowder Mills,Beaulieu Drive,Waltham Abbey,Essex,EN9 1JY     Located between Waltham Abbey & Waltham Cross, off Highbridge St. (across from McDonalds). Entrance at top north end of Beaulieu Drive. The site is a 10 minu…Read More
Accessibility

Accessibility

Accessibility Download our Access for All Leaflet... Parking There are 174 free car parking spaces.Four coach spaces are available at the site. Coach set down and pick up is right by the entrance.Seven designated wider spaces with a surfaced finish ar…Read More
Group Visits

Group Visits

Group Visits 2018  Group visits are a fantastic opportunity to learn about the 300 year history of the Royal Gunpowder Mills, Group Visits can be made by booking through our main office on 01992 707 370. Subject to volunteer availability we can also offer…Read More
Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Please check back soon for details of our 2018 Birthday Party Program. We are no longer accepting bookings for 2017. Read More

French Information Leaflet 

french-flag.jpgUne introduction au Musée de la Poudrerie Royale à Waltham Abbey...

German Information Leaflet 

german_flag.jpgEine Einführung in das Museum der königlichen Schiesspulverfabrik in Waltham Abbey... 


Note: There may be loud bangs at some of our events.

Note: Children must be accompanied by an Adult or Guardian at all times.

Dogs: Only guide and assistance dogs will be allowed on the site. They must remain in harness during the visit.