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

Talk series a success

The latest in the series of talks organised by Kingwood Heritage Museum was an amusing presentation called “To Kingswood by tram”, given by Peter Davey, Bristol's expert on the subject, and was much enjoyed - [...]

To Kingswood by tram

The next in Kingswood Heritage Museum's series of talks for the 2016 season will be given by the expert on trams in the Bristol area, Peter Davey. Peter will tell the story of the tram [...]

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