Welcome to Kingswood Heritage Museum

Here you can find out about the exciting museum inside the 18th Century brass mill at Warmley with its icehouse and windmill tower and the gardens nearby with grottoes, echo pond and huge statue of Neptune.

William Champion’s 18th Century brass works

Kingswood Museum

William Champion’s 18th Century brass works at Warmley represent an important milestone in industrial history.  It was here that he developed the first commercial production of zinc in Europe.

 Kingswood Museum

Enjoyable displays

Housed within the main building, this Museum for Kingswood holds a variety of enjoyable displays of local industries and social history of the area for all the family.

 Kingswood Museum

Visiting us

Inside the Museum is a café, toilets and a well-stocked bookshop. We are managed and run solely by volunteers and in 2013 the Museum was awarded The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.

DID YOU KNOW?

Kingswood Heritage Museum is the largest independent museum in South Gloucestershire

Latest News

Winter Closure

The Museum has now closed for the Winter shutdown. We will reopen on Saturday 2nd April 2016. Please note: Kingswood Heritage Museum and the Grotto will not be open during the Easter Bank Holiday 2016. [...]

New lease of life for Museum

Kingswood Heritage Museum can look forward to a more settled future as the result of a new deal with South Gloucestershire Council. The Museum, based in the old Champion Works at Warmley, covers the story [...]

Visitors Opening Hours

  • From April to November
  • Every Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm to 5pm
  • Closed December to March inclusive
  • Bank Holidays open from 11am to 5pm

 

Kingswood Heritage Museum,
Tower Lane, Warmley,
South Glos, BS30 8XT