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Kingswood Heritage Museum, Bristol

(4.7/5 based on 10 reviews on the web)
Kingswood Heritage Museum is housed inside the 18th Century brass mill at Warmley, with its icehouse and windmill tower. Outside there are gardens and grotto nearby, with echo pond and a 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.

There is also a cafe, toilets, a well stocked gift and book shop and a family corner for the children. Thanks are due to Oldland Parish Council for funding enabling us to set up this area.

Bank Holidays (except Easter) £3.50 including access to Grotto.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • Interesting visit to this local history museum housed in a former brass mill, one of many in this area. Rather a cold wet day in winter when they are usually closed, only open for groups by arrangemen...  more »
  • This is an amazing hidden gem of an attraction. Much more than just a local museum. If you look around the exhibits themselves it will take hours to study it all. They include amazing recreations of h...  more »
  • This museum focuses on industries which used to exist in the immediate locality. It is located in an old zinc works, which is itself interesting. There is an associated garden with grotto but it was n...  more »
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  • Hidden gem! Well worth the visit. Catch it on an open day to go into the grotto.
  • fascinating local museum with much information on the industrial history of Bristol
  • I live next door to the Museum and I see the hard work that the volunteers put in to this amazing place . If you live in the Warmley aria go and see for your self ,
  • Kingswood Heritage Museum. A well presented local museum, particularly focusing on mining, non-conformism and various other industries which no longer exist. A blast furnace is incorporated in the museum. The local staff are very helpfull - and can provide tea.