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 Shut Down

The Museum will be closed for the Winter Shut Down from Monday 1st December 2014 until Saturday 4th April 2015.

During the Shut Down, an exciting new layout is being arranged as well as new displays […]

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Deep Pit by Adrian Harris

Performances at The brass Works Theatre at 7.30pm Tuesday to Saturday between 21 October and 8 November.

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