Bursledon Brickworks

The Museum of Bricks & Brickmaking

The only steam driven brickworks in the UK

  • We had a great time. We will be back !
  • Really enjoyed our visit
    Fun for all the family !
  • An absolutley fantastic day
    Can't recommend highly enough
  • Such an important part of history
    preserved. Thank you
  • Making a brick off the bucket list !
  • Absolutely fantastic day
    All of us thoroughly enjoyed ourselves
  • I think this place was epic
    Especially the penny games !
  • What a lovely little museum
    The children loved it

Your Visit

Opening times:
April to October
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 11.00 – 4.00pm. Last entry is 3.00pm


Admission prices:
For the museum: Adults £4, Concessions £3, Children £2, Family £10.
For monthly steam-up events: Adults £6, Concessions £5, Children £4, Families £15
Gift Aid: Sign up for gift aid (UK tax payers) and have a free cuppa


Getting Here: Our Address
Bursledon Brickworks
Swanwick Lane
Southampton
SO31 7HB
Tel: 01489 576248

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What's On

Come and be amazed at the authentic sights, sounds and smells of the last steam-driven Victorian brickworks in the UK. Make your own brick, get close to the massive brick making machines and see how the men used to run 15 miles a day in the big drying sheds.

Special steam-up Sundays are held once a month from April through to December where you can see the machinery all working. An inexpensive family outing with lots of brick related activities for children of all ages.

What’s On Now:
Artists in August

 

Next Steam Up
Sun 25th Sep 2016: Trains, Trains, Trains

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News and Projects

 

The grand launch of the Raising Steam project happened last week with a tense moment when we weren't sure if the engine would be working or not.

Thanks to our fantastic volunteers though it started turning under steam power about an hour before the guests were due to arrive. The Mayor of Fareham and the deputy Mayor of Eastleigh were in attendance to see it all happen.

 

 

 

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