Royal Gunpowder Mills

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The Royal Gunpowder Mills is a great place for families to spend days out exploring the secret history of gunpowder, explosives and rocket propellants through our engaging interactive Exhibitions, Science Shows and Children's Activities.  For a general visit children can collect a 3 hour stamp.


Science Show - Kaboom (20 minutes)
Exciting and engaging science show which encourages audience participation. This show explores forces through demonstrations of explosions, looking at pressure, expanding gasses and the fire triangle.

Science Show - Space Race (20 minutes)
Exciting and engaging science show which encourages audience participation. This show explores forces through demonstrations of energy transfer, looking at gravity, lift, friction and transfer of energy. 

Explosive Easter 3rd - 6th April
To explore various displays and exhibitions and take part in themed activities. These may include; Easter egg hunt, mask making, face painting, t-shirt printing and meet the Easter bunny.  Saturday & Sunday (5th & 6th) end with fantastic pyrotechnic display.










Website: www.royalgunpowdermills.com