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Royal Gunpowder Mills

Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey, EN9 1JY. England

Royal Gunpowder Mills offers a range of history and science school visits for education and community groups of all ages. Discover over 360 years of explosive history, from 17th century gunpowder production to late 20th explosives research. Topics include Victorian Life, The Home Front and Rocket Science, amongst others. Discover exciting exhibitions, interesting artefacts and beautiful nature when you book a visit to the Royal Gunpowder Mills!

Don’t forget, if you are looking for help with funding the cost of your trip, you can apply for a bursary!

Venue resources

Risk Assessment PDF 0.12MB Download
Check List PDF 0.13MB Download
Parent Letter Template PDF 0.18MB Download
Amplification Toolkit PDF 0.88MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 7-11 ZIP 13.28MB Download
Breakthroughs & Discoveries Content 11-14 ZIP 13.35MB Download
School Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download
Student Certificate PDF 0.08MB Download

Looking for a bursary to support your trip?

We know that funding a school trip isn’t always easy. If you are looking for help with costs, you can apply for the Great British School Trip bursary. This can help with the cost of travel or entry tickets to any Great British School Trip partner venue.

Simply fill in our bursary form and let us know how we might help.

Venue Details

Contact

www.royalgunpowdermills.com/

Address

Beaulieu Drive, Waltham Abbey
EN9 1JY. England

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday 10am - 2.30pm