Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum

 
 
ADDRESS
Royal Arsenal, SE18 6ST 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Summer: Apr to Oct: Wed to Sun 10.30am-5pm | Winter: Nov to Mar: Fri to Sun 10.30am-5pm (last admission 4pm) | Open all week during Feb & Oct half terms
 
PRICES
£5.30 (Adults), £4.60 (Concs), £2.50 (Children), £12.50 (Family 2 Adults & 2 Children or 1 Adult & 3 Children)
 

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Firepower - Royal Artillery MuseumFrom sling-shot to missile, this museum traces the evolution of artillery and really is explosive in content. Housing Europe's widest variety of historic and modern artillery, Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum charts 600 years of artillery development both comprehensively and entertainingly. The exhibitions are peppered with personal anecdotes, hands-on displays, enormous tanks and frightening rockets. Modern and interactive, the museum boasts a multi-media presentation that atmospherically recreates the experience of artillery gunners from World War One to the Balkan conflict. Expect smoke, bright lights, loud bangs and the odd bit of ground shaking. There is much more to Firepower than the fraying uniforms and dusty medals of your average regimental museum.
NOTE:
Major re-organisation expected to last throughout 2009 means it's not possible to visit the Cold War Gallery.

 

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WW2 Evacuee WeekWW2 Evacuee Week31st July 2014Saturday 2nd August 2014 Where:
Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum,   Royal Arsenal      SE18 6ST
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WW2 Evacuee Week
event > Leisure
DATES  30th Jul, 31st Jul, 1st Aug and 2nd Aug 2014 at 11am-1pm and 2pm-4pm
Louder Than ThunderLouder Than Thunder5th August 2014Saturday 9th August 2014 Where:
Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum,   Royal Arsenal      SE18 6ST
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DATES  5th to 9th Aug 2014
World War 1 WeekWorld War 1 Week12th August 2014Saturday 16th August 2014 Where:
Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum,   Royal Arsenal      SE18 6ST
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World War 1 Week
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DATES  12th to 16th Aug 2014
Roman WeekRoman WeekThere has been a settlement here at Royal Arsenal since at least the Roman times. Come along this week and learn all about our first settlers.19th August 2014Saturday 23rd August 2014 Where:
Firepower - Royal Artillery Museum,   Royal Arsenal      SE18 6ST
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Roman Week
event > Kids Events
DATES  19th to 23rd Aug 2014
There has been a settlement here at Royal Arsenal since at least the Roman times. Come along this week and learn all about our first settlers.
 

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