The Brickworks Museum


Type:Industrial Archaeology

Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Bursledon, Hampshire, SO31 7HB

Tel: +44 (0)1489 576248

The Brickworks Museum


A visit to The Brickworks Museum invokes the sights, smells and sounds of life in Victorian Britain. Explore 125 years of brick-making history and the lives of the people that drove it. With hands-on exhibits, two play areas and plenty to see and do in our large site, there has never been a better time to visit. Set in Grade II* listed buildings, the Brickworks Museum tells the story of British brickmaking from the clay pits to the kilns.

Book Tickets

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult - with Gift Aid£8.00 per ticket
Adult - without Gift Aid£7.00 per ticket
Child - with Gift Aid£6.00 per ticket
Child - Without Gift Aid£5.00 per ticket
Family - with Gift Aid 2 Adults + 3 children£23.50 per ticket
Family - without Gift Aid 2 Adults + 3 children£21.00 per ticket
Over 65/Student with Gift Aid£7.00 per ticket
Over 65/Student without Gift Aid£6.00 per ticket

Prices are standard entry prices for non-event days. For event day pricing, visit the Brickworks Museum’s website



  • Accessible Lift - Stair lift to upper floor
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant - Open when museum open
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - On leads only
  • Toilets

Parking & Transport

  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 2 Hours
  • Open by appointment outside normal opening times

Provider Preferences

  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Specialist Features

  • Marketed Towards Families

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups


Map & Directions

Road Directions

The museum is located off the A27 between Southampton and Portsmouth near the River Hamble.

Public Transport Directions

Half a mile from Bursledon Station and a mile from Swanwick. Regular hourly trains from Southampton and Portsmouth.

Buses stop on A27 a twenty minute walk from the main gates.


  • Tourism South East Award -14/15 Bronze Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 14/15 Bronze Award - Beautiful South Awards for Excellence 2014
  • Regional and Miscellaneous -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver Beautiful South Awards Winners 2017/18 - Silver 2017
  • Tourism South East Award -Tourism South East Member 23/24 - Silver Tourism South East Member 23/24 - Silver 2023
  • Tourism South East Award -Beautiful South Awards Winners 2023/24 - Commended Beautiful South Awards Winners 2023/24 - Commended 2023

Opening Times

2024 (2 Apr 2024 - 30 Oct 2024)
Monday - TuesdayClosed
Wednesday - Thursday11:00 - 16:00
Friday - SaturdayClosed
Sunday11:00 - 16:00
Bank HolidayClosed

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