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

MacMillan Coffee Morning

The Museum was pleased to host a coffee morning in aid of MacMillan Cancer Care on 25 September. The event was organised by Richard and Maggie Law. Over £300 was raised for the charity. We […]

Museum celebrates WI centenary

This September sees the centenary of the Women’s Institute in Britain, and the occasion is being marked by events throughout the country. As its contribution, Kingswood Heritage Museum is mounting a new exhibition about the […]

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