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The Gunpowder Plot Experience

The Gunpowder Plot

Tower of London immersive experience

Booking until Sept 2024!

Suitable for 10-99 years

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⭐ The Gunpowder Plot is a Tower of London immersive experience where history comes alive all around you. Authentic costumes, historically accurate sets and all the latest special effects place you at the heart of the plot in this completely realistic experience set in 1605 London.

Travel back in time to the dark and dangerous streets of London in 1605, where there’s a conspiracy afoot. Spy for the Crown, meet the oppressed rebels, smuggle gunpowder and escape from the Tower of London before your head ends up on a spike. Who are the traitors and who can you trust? 

✨ Enjoy a one-of-a-kind immersive experience that combines live theatre, virtual reality, multisensory technology and historical storytelling to take you back in time

🤫 Step into the dark & dangerous streets of London in 1605 and become a co-conspirator in the thrilling Gunpowder Plot

🔎 Meet mysterious figures, go on undercover missions and embark on daring escapes, all guided by talented actors

🥂 Enjoy delicious food and drink in a themed bar before and after the experience

⭐ A top-rated exclusive event in partnership with Historic Royal Palaces

Dates and Prices 📅 Dates and times: select your date & time directly in the ticket selector
⏳ Duration: approx. 1 hour and 40 minutes including a 20-minute interval
Please note, you will be allocated a show start time on arrival which may be up to 30 minutes after the time you've booked. Please allow enough time and flexibility for this process.
📍 Location: The Gunpowder Plot - 8-12 Tower Hill Vaults, London EC3N 4EE

Need to Know 👤 Age requirement: this experience is recommended for ages 10+. Children ages 10–15 will require parental consent via a waiver prior to admission and must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Parental discretion is advised when deciding if the show will be suitable for young children
♿ Accessibility: please check the FAQs for more information
👐 Interactivity: you’ll have many opportunities to interact with the actors, but don’t worry—it’s not an escape room, so you won’t have to solve puzzles, and it’s entirely up to you how much you get involved
❓ Please consult the FAQs of this experience here
How to Redeem Click Book Now to be taken through to our partner site to choose your preferred date and timed session
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Address and Contact Info

The Gunpowder Plot
8-12 Tower Hill

Nearest Station: Tower Hill
Nearest Park: Trinity Square Gardens