Royal Gunpowder Mills and its collection

Set in 170 acres of natural parkland and boasting 20 buildings of historic importance, the site mixes history, science and its surroundings. Established in the 17th century and acquired by the Crown in 1787, the Royal Gunpowder Mills has an important place in both the history of Great Britain and of its home town of Waltham Abbey.

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Royal Gunpowder Mills
Beaulieu Drive

Visitor information Royal Gunpowder Mills

Opening hours

Open only for Events, Open Days and pre-booked Group Tours. Visit website.


0 – 2Free
3 – 15£8.50


Wheelchair accessible
Museum shop

Location & Map

Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey

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