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Firepower The Royal Artillery Museum

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Address: Royal Arsenal | Woolwich, London SE18 6ST, England
Phone Number: 020 8855 7755
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8 yr olds birthday party

Sean and Lewis were absolutely fantastic today- our children had such a great time! Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Sean and Lewis were absolutely fantastic today- our children had such a great time! Highly recommended.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Really good museum, tucked away behind all the building works for cross rail. Entrance fee was a little bit expensive. Really good coffee in the cafe, definitely worth having. Displays very interesting though more interactive ones would have enhanced the experience. Definitely worth visiting.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Fascinating museum and very informative and helpful guides. Brilliant to see that a place so associated with Woolwich Arsenal is to be found on site but a shame it is not more widely known. Excellently presented and with plenty of engaging facts to be learnt.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This place is away from London's main tourist areas but anyone interested in British military history should visit. It is easy to get to by public transport and the entry charge is reasonable. There is a good on-site café. I have been here twice now and don't agree that it should be relocated from London. Unfortunately too many people have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Just returned from taking 10 eleven-year-olds for my son's birthday party... quite simply, one of the best parties ever. Thanks to Rachel and Carl for making it so special. A varied and exciting two hours of drilling, beasting, firing, bungeeing and fun. Food was fab, too. Looked around the museum afterwards which added to the experience. Highly recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I took my brother Liam and his friends to firepower for his birthday.. it was fantastic.. just everything an 8 year old could imagine was there.. even being drilled by 2 soldiers, (Shaun and Lewis) they were brilliant, seemed to enjoy it more than the kids! aha! they even got my mother involved by painting her face.. they was professional... More 

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Frome, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Took my 9 year old son to this museum today, was not expecting too much as had not heard about it before yesterday. To get to from the DLR at Woolwich Arsenal station was only a 5 minute walk . When we got there and brought our very reasonable entry tickets (£5.50 for adults and £2.50 for children) I asked... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Noticed the museum is due to close and move to Larkhill at some point in the not too distant future and so made the effort to visit now. The area is already in the middle of a "regeneration" and no doubt developers are itching to get their grubby hands on the site. It's a 5min walk from Woolwich Arsenal station... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We visited the Firepower Museum on Tuesday 27th January 2015 before going into Central London to see the West End Musical, "Cats". I enjoyed this museum more than I did "Cats" !!!!! There are excellent displays of artillery equipment and we were lucky enough to get a guided tour of "Building 41" too. There is plenty to keep one occupied... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Absolutely amazing afternoon. I booked the Camouflage Party for my son's 6th Birthday at The Firepower Museum. We took ten children to the party. The welcoming was great, followed by Army personnel dressing the kids in camouflage jackets and face paint, little soldiers. They proceeded to follow their leader in drill exercises, search and recovery, fire range, bungee run, live... More 

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