Travelling to Firepower
Firepower, the Royal Artillery Museum is located in the historic Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, South East London and a short riverside walk from the Woolwich Ferry.
Transport for London Journey Planner
TRAIN Woolwich Arsenal from Cannon Street, Charing Cross, Waterloo East and London Bridge. Five minute walk from Woolwich Arsenal to Firepower look for brown Firepower signage.
National Rail Enquiries: 08457 484950
DOCKLANDS LIGHT RAILWAY (DLR) DLR Woolwich Arsenal Station is now open with trains running at least every ten minutes. The Woolwich Arsenal extension serves all stations on the London City Airport Route and Canning Town. Check Transport for London website for details.
BUS Bus routes 472, 161, 96, 180 stop in Plumstead Road outside the Royal Arsenal. Bus routes 53, 54,422,380 stop in Woolwich Town Centre.
TUBE Jubilee Line to North Greenwich, then a short bus ride to Woolwich (161, 422, 472) to stops A & B.
RIVER The Thames Clipper service can bring you to Firepower via the Thames. See http://www.thamesclippers.com for more information.
CAR There is now a ‘green’ pay and display car park off Warren Lane, about a two minute walk from Firepower. Charges depend on vehicle engine size and energy type. E.g. electric/hybrid/petrol/diesel. Electric is 10p an hour, hybrid is 20p an hour, up to 1.5 litres is 40p an hour, up to 3 litres is 50p an hour and above 3 litres is 60p an hour. There is a £1 flat rate fee for any length stay for all cars on a Saturday.
The old entrance to the Royal Arsenal site is now closed. Access to the site by car is now only available via Tom Cribb Road, opposite Plumstead Bus Garage.
There is also a small, free, Museum car park located just behind the Museum which is displayed on the map below. (Note: This car park is small, and is likely to be quickly filled during busy days. All visitors parking in this car park MUST leave their registration at the from desk of the museum. Those who do not do this are likely to get a ticket).
Download a pdf of this Royal Arsenal map here
DISABLED PARKING There is limited disabled parking directly outside the Museum. Once within the Royal Arsenal site proceed to Cartridge Place. Barriers restrict vehicle access to this area but disabled visitors and deliveries are allowed through the barrier which is controlled remotely.
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