Come along to see the last surviving example of a Victorian steam-driven brickworks in the country. Bursledon Brickworks was founded in 1897 and offers a fascinating insight into our industrial past. Special activities include 'live' steam, hands-on activities for children, a chance to 'throw your own brick' as well as traditional materials and crafts. Discover a wealth of local history and technology. For further information please visit the Bursledon Brickworks website .
The Bursledon Brickworks Conservation Centre contains exhibitions and displays covering the history of Bursledon Brickworks, traditional building materials and conservation practice.
Bursledon Brickworks Industrial Museum is open Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday from 11.00 - 4.00, from April to October. Private group visits and individuals at other times by arrangement. Car parking and refreshments are available. We are also keen to hear from volunteers and enthusiasts who can help.
Bursledon Brickworks Trust is at Swanwick Lane, Swanwick, Southampton SO31 7HB.
Tel/fax: 01489 576248. Registered Charity No: 1063423