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 at Warmley represent an important milestone in industrial history. It was here that he developed the first commercial production of zinc in Europe.
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.
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
Regular visitors to the Museum will have seen the display concerning our nearby 'lost mansion', Barrs Court, of which nothing now remains but a medieval brick-lined moat. Back in the 1300s-1700s this was a great estate [...]
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