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Kingswood Heritage Museum

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Tower Lane, Bristol BS30 8XT, England
+44 117 960 5664
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Great little museum run by volunteers.

Full of interesting stuff. It's great that a group of volunteers give their time and energy to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Sue G
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Lovely museum crammed with local facts & artifacts

Spent a few hours here reading up on local history. Lots of artifacts and interesting facts of the... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Dawn C
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“grotto” (3 reviews)
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Tower Lane, Bristol BS30 8XT, England
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+44 117 960 5664
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Full of interesting stuff. It's great that a group of volunteers give their time and energy to restore this place and keep the history of the area alive. Went recently and just looked around the museum. Recommend, if possible, choosing a date when you can...More

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Spent a few hours here reading up on local history. Lots of artifacts and interesting facts of the local area and old businesses. Lots of things for kids to interact with and the volunteer guides were full of interesting stories. Kids were also given a...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Visited on a friend's recommendation and had a great afternoon. We'd planned to do both the museum and the adjacent gardens but 2.5 hours wasn't enough to get round the museum. It majors on the area's long (and mostly sadly departed) industrial history but builds...More

1  Thank huish
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This museum is jam packed with various displays and exhibits about the history of Kingswood, which includes the many local industries, social histories and the areas influence on the wider world. This particular aspect is fascinating...how many of these small local endeavours go on to...More

1  Thank divvydav2015
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Visited here at the weekend, what a great little place ! Very reasonable entry fee, lots to see about the industrial heritage of the area. Friendly volunteer staff and nice tea and cake too :) Definitely worth a visit if in the area. Check website...More

1  Thank Terry H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

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 arrangement. Now with phase III electricity capacity installed they...More

Thank 20Judith
Reviewed 28 August 2016

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 historical rooms in houses; a fascinating display about the...More

1  Thank Jo B
Reviewed 22 August 2016

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 not open the day we visited. It is quaint and...More

1  Thank 301lisa33
Reviewed 14 August 2016

A group of us visited the Kingswood Heritage Museum on Saturday. They are currently holding an exhibition which is of specific interest to us. We all loved seeing the interesting exhibits which brought back many good memories for us all. Besides that display there is...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 13 September 2015

Cheap to get in, full of interesting displays, with friendly staff. Good collection of Douglas motorbikes. Local history well displayed. Worth seeing the gardens and grotto when they are open. Found out about this museum through the heritage open day. Cafe serves drinks and cakes....More

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