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image for Children's Activity Event item typeProfessor Nitrate's Summer Of Science at Royal Gunpowder Mills

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Museum Fun Days Family Activities, Sun 22 Jul - Wed 29 Aug 2018, £8.50-£10.50

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Professor Nitrate in the Mad Lab!

Professor Nitrate in the Mad Lab!

Contact

Events & Marketing Coordinator

01992707375

Address

Beaulieu Drive,
Waltham Abbey,
Essex,
EN9 1JY

Details

Blast Off this summer at the Royal Gunpowder Mills as Professor Nitrate and team bring out even bigger and better experiments during our Summer of Science as we open every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between July 22 and August 29. There’s an action packed summer in store as we bring fun and creativity to the forefront of our open days.

The Mad Lab which is home to Professor Nitrate and the team of assistants there are interactive science shows for all the family to enjoy, throughout the day there is also opportunity to trial some cool gadgets and gizmos plus get hands on with experiments which you can take home to show off to all your friends.

The Rocket Room & Launch Pad is where you can test your skills as a rocket engineer! Make and launch your very own Air Powered Rocket, design rockets for space missions and trail our Rocket Cars plus Rail Rockets!

The Creative Space is where you can ignite your inventiveness with such activities on offer as T Shirt Printing, Story Writing, Painting and lots of other fun Arts & Crafts.

The Test Range gives older children the opportunity to test their skills and hit as many targets as possible using our BB Guns.

Adults and children alike can learn about the fantastic history of our site which is infused in the science of explosions and propulsion. View the site on a guided land train our, visit our award winning and interactive exhibition and armoury plus explore the site on foot and visit the “Burning Ground” and “Wildlife Tower”.

Professor Nitrate’s Summer of Science takes place every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday between July 22 and August 29. Tickets can be purchased on the door or purchased online via our Eventbrite page.

Visit our website www.royalgunpowdermills.com for more information or follow us on social media @gunpowdermills

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGerman signs/guidesGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberAccepts groupsFacilities for corporate hospitality

Children welcomeDisabled access

Event details

Dates Times
Sun 22 Jul - Wed 29 Aug 2018 10:00 to 17:00
Last Entry 3pm

Events at this Venue

date event
Sun 22 Jul - Wed 29 Aug Professor Nitrate's Summer Of Science
Sat 20 - Sun 28 Oct Dr Gore's Spooky Mad Lab

Directions

Plan route to Royal Gunpowder Mills using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TL 376008  Lat: 51.68967 Long: -0.01007

By Road:
By Road:
From the M25: Leave jct 26, follow signs for A121 to Waltham Abbey. At traffic lights, McDonalds on your left, our entrance is opposite in 'Beaulieu Drive'.

Nearest station: Waltham Cross
By Public Transport:
From Waltham Cross station it is 20 minutes' walk to Royal Gunpowder Mills.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Waltham Cross station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • German signs/guidesGerman signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access