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.


Kingswood Heritage Museum is the largest independent museum in South Gloucestershire

Latest News

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Douglas Cavalcade May 2015

This year’s Douglas Motorbike Rally and Cavalcade will take place on Sunday 24 May.  Kingswood Heritage Museum in Warmley will again be the venue for the line up, and also the start line for the […]

Alveston Comes To Kingswood

Recent visitors to Kingswood Heritage Museum have included members of Alveston Local History Society. They saw the newly refurbished exhibits at the museum, including the special display “Methodism: the Kingswood Connection”.

The Museum is housed in […]

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