Plan Your Visit

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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 school holiday events and special events during 2017 Opening Times 10 am - 5 pm (last entry 3 pm) Suggested length of visit is four to five hours. Note: There may be loud bangs at some of our events. Not…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 Purchase Admission Tickets... Tickets are sent by Email 1. You will receive a…Read More
Season Tickets

Season Tickets

Season Tickets Become a Season Ticket holder and visit for less!   Season Tickets are valid every Sunday from 11 February to 28 August, 2017 and every day during School and Bank Holidays. 2017 Season Tickets Season Tickets orders are confirmed by E…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 Enjoy a group visit and learn more about our history. We welcome groups by prior appointment. Guided group visits are available on Wednesdays and Thursdays by appointment. Optional Guided Land Train tours are available if booked in advance.…Read More
Gunpowder Cafe

Gunpowder Cafe

Gunpowder Cafe    Read More
Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Join Professor Nitrate & Crew for a birthday party you’ll never forget! Upon your arrival to the Royal Gunpowder Mills you will be greeted by your Birthday Party Leader who will take you to your very own VIP area where you can make your own rocket o…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.