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  • Excellent69%
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21 Jun 2017
“A sad sad day”
26 Jun 2016
“Brilliant”
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Please note the museum closes 8th July 2016 at this site. Discover the fascinating story of artillery and role of the Gunners in our Nation's history. Explore the greatest collection of artillery in the UK, set in the historic Woolwich Arsenal.
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1 Firepower Royal Artillery Museum Street No 1 Street | Woolwich, London SE18 6ST, England
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+44 20 8855 7755
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Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

It's closed..... due to the lack of attendance..how could that be... location location location... I doubt it will ever open again in a different place, not in these poor fiscal times. A true loss to the nation and beyond.

1  Thank CliveHunt
Reviewed 26 June 2016

If you are interested in military hardware and the soldiers that go to war, this is an excellent place to visit. Not just guns but also what it means to be a soldier and survive in difficult environments. There was an opportunity to view campaign...More

Thank Antarctic
Reviewed 25 June 2016

I have been here before its a shame someone ( The Master Gunner ) has decided to close it down . I took my father as a treat for fathers day when we had been before the museum was in two building .now its only...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 15 June 2016

This is a first class museum. It tells the story of artillery from early times up to the Gulf War.The display is on two levels and includes early cannon and Waterloo as well as WW2 and later weapons including rockets and missiles.It covers the stories...More

Thank Diana089
Reviewed 12 June 2016

I had been wanting to come to this museum for years and managed to get there today. I had been to it many years ago when it was in the Rotunda on Woolwich Common. The building is not as interesting as the old one but...More

1  Thank DrWilliamSterling
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I found this museum on tripadvisor before heading across the pond and am glad I did. My wife had plans for a whole day leaving me to find something that I would enjoy, but that she wouldn't necessarily be upset with missing. Being a huge...More

1  Thank klafore
Reviewed 5 June 2016

I saw that the museum was having an open day, and also that it is closing in a few weeks so I decided I had to see it since I'm a big military fan. It's nice, but somewhat small, there aren't that many pieces of...More

Thank Vlad M
Reviewed 4 June 2016

A good museum that traces the history of artillery from ancient times to the present day. The examples are explained in terms of their historic context which I found interesting.

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 29 May 2016

My son enjoyed our visit here, lots of military history and great place for kids to interact. Nice restaurant too but we found we was not there for more than a couple of hours. We combined this with another attraction to fill up the day.

Thank Victoria S
Reviewed 20 May 2016

This museum is very good and houses an extensive collection. The history of artillery is well explained here and the exhibits are nothing less than impressive. The museum is well laid out and visitor friendly. There is plenty of information to hand about the exhibits...More

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