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

Chair of South Gloucestershire Council to open Museum’s New Season

People will see Kingswood Heritage Museum in a new light from 4 April. On that Saturday, to inaugurate the Museum’s 2015 season, Councillor Howard Gawler, Chair of South Gloucestershire Council, will formally switch on the […]

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Award For Museum Curator

Kingswood Heritage Museum is very pleased to announce that its Curator, Alan Bryant, has been presented with the prestigious Community Award by the Chair of South Gloucestershire Council, Councillor Howard Gawler, at a special ceremony […]

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