Access Guide

We would like to welcome as many people as possible to experience The Gunpowder Plot: The Immersive Experience in Tower Vaults next to the Tower of London.

Our Access Guide provides detailed information about the experience to allow you to make an informed decision about whether it is right for you. If you can’t find the information you need, please don’t hesitate to contact us on [email protected] and we’ll do our best to assist you.

HOW TO GET HERE

We’re located at the Tower Vaults next to the Tower of London. Our full address, map of our location and information on how to get here is available on our website https://gunpowderimmersive.com/venue

CONTENT WARNINGS

The Gunpowder Plot contains themes of swearing, violence, torture, murder, death, terrorism and religious discrimination.

The experience is classified as 12A so adult supervision is required. Children under 16yrs will require parent/guardian consent via the waiver prior to admission and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

THE EXPERIENCE

The experience includes multiple effects which include total darkness, virtual reality, motion simulators, uneven surfaces, confined spaces, air blasts, strobe lighting, latex, sudden loud noises, live actors, fog, scent and temperature changes.

This combination of effects is designed to immerse guests in the experience and is intended to be impactful.

This experience may not be suitable for:

  • Guests under the age of 12.
  • Guests who are pregnant.
  • Guests who suffer from high blood pressure, heart conditions, asthma, epilepsy or back/neck conditions.
  • Guests who are blind or visually impaired.
  • Guests with mobility issues.
  • Guests prone to motion sickness.
  • Guests with acrophobia (fear of heights).
  • Guests who are of a nervous disposition.
  • Guests who suffer from breathing or respiratory problems, such as allergies.
  • Guests with any type of medical condition affecting the senses of smell, vision, or hearing.
  • Guests with sensitivities to scent, loud noises, or flashing lights.
  • Guests under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

If you have any questions or concerns about any of the above, please contact [email protected] for more information.

Some participants may suffer from a loss of balance, headaches, musculoskeletal pain, dizziness, problems caused by jets of air, fog effects or scents, and in some cases, epilepsy-like symptoms, during or after the experience.

Some scenes will require guests to bend down whilst walking or crawling. There are alternative routes for guests who do not wish to participate in certain physical activities.

If you normally wear glasses it is recommended you wear them for this experience or use contact lenses. The VR headsets are fully adjustable to accommodate glasses. If you wear hearing aids, please let our team know and they will assist you with positioning the VR headsets.

If you have any questions or concerns during the experience, please speak to a member of our team so they can help you or suggest alternative options.

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE PERFORMANCES

The Gunpowder Plot operates on a timed entry for each ticket. To ensure we give time and space for everyone attending to have a full experience we are offering dedicated performance slots for wheelchair users on dates throughout the summer as listed below:

Upcoming wheelchair accessible performances:

Wednesday 29th June: 12pm

Sunday 31st July: 12pm, 12.20pm

Wednesday 31st August – 12pm, 12.20pm, 12.40pm, 1pm

We will add more dates in the future, so please join our mailing list here to be the first to know when these go on sale.

Please Contact Us to book tickets for Wheelchair Accessible Performances.

ESSENTIAL COMPANION TICKETS

If you require an essential companion we’ll convert one of your existing tickets into an Essential Companion ticket free of charge to make it easier for you to see a show. Just click ‘yes’ when you book online to request a free Essential Companion ticket, ensuring that you have at least 2 tickets in your basket for the discount to be applied.

A free Essential Companion ticket is only available for Standard or Wheelchair performances (not VIP performances). This offer cannot be used with any other offers or discount codes. T&C's apply.