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

Big crowds for Dougie Day

This Bank Holiday's 25th anniversary Douglas Rally and Cavalcade proved as big a draw as usual, with big crowds lining the street for the start of the run. This year there was the added attraction [...]

Grotto open for Bank Holiday

    A major historical feature in the care of Kingwood Heritage Museum opens its gates to the public again this Bank Holiday. It is only open to the public at large for a few [...]

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