image for Talk item typeEXPLOSIVE HISTORY! A Talk by Alexandra Robb at Museum of Richmond

Museum of Richmond

Museum of Richmond

Talk, Thu 21 Mar 2019


Old Town Hall,
Whittaker Avenue,

Also at this Venue


Accompanying the Museum’s new exhibition, Alex’s talk will explore the long history of Hounslow Gunpowder Mills, once located in Crane Park, Whitton. Alex will reveal the little known story of one of Europe’s largest and most successful privately run gunpowder mills, its role in the First World War and its slow return to nature after the mills were closed.

Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsGift shop

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 21 Mar 2019 19:30
Doors at 7pm


Tickets: £5, or £4 for Friends of the Museum



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Map reference: TQ 177746  Lat: 51.45884 Long: -0.30654

Train: Richmond Station. Turn left out of the station and follow the directional signs.
Tube: Richmond
Buses - H22, 33, H37, 65, R68, R70, 190, 337, 371, 391, 419, 485, 490.
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Parking: with charge


  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop