Professor Nitrate’s Summer of Science
Royal Gunpowder Mills, Waltham Abbey
Sunday 22nd July 2018 to Wednesday 29th August 2018 (Sundays through to Wednesdays)
“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. 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”. ”