The Museum at the New Room tells the incredible story of the lives of John and Charles Wesley, the early beginnings of Methodism and its relevance today.
Explore 12 interactive rooms which take you on a fascinating journey into the world of Methodism in the 18th and 19th centuries. During your visit you will discover what life was like in Georgian Bristol and how Methodism spread throughout Britain, America and across the rest of the world.
Discover how the New Room played a vital role in providing healthcare and education for those in need and how John Wesley took a stand against slavery. Discover the challenges faced by Wesley in his fight for social justice and be inspired to continue that work today.
Children (5-16) £4
Senior (over 65) £6
Child (under 5) Free
Family (1 adult and up to 3 childre) £10
Family (2 adults and up to 3 children ) £15*
*each additional child, £2 per child
All tickets to the museum are valid for one year from the date of purchase.
- On-Site café/restaurant - We have a delicious range of drinks, cakes and light lunches as well as afternoon teas and daily specials. Our café caters for vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free diets. Locally sourced and committed to fairtrade.
- Audio Commentary in Foreign Languages - We have an audio guide in English, Spanish and Korean. A special children’s audio guide is also available.
- Conference facilities
- Event Venue
- In town/city centre
- Marketed towards families
Tours and Demonstrations
- Educational Visits Accepted
- Guided Tours Compulsory for Groups
Map & Directions
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Certificate of Excellence 2019
- Very Good85
- Jadders58Macclesfield, England, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayMethodism historyWednesday, 6th November 2019A must if you are a Methodist, but anyone can benefit from a visit to this important place in Methodist history. It’s small but so full of features. The pulpit, the clock, the worn floor boards: John... Read full review
- CDZLOxfordTrip Type:Solo travelA Simple ChapelWednesday, 6th November 2019A very simple chapel and nothing elaborate. However it reflected the humble beginning of the Methodist movement. Despite the rich hymn tradition, the original setup did not have an organ there. Did... Read full review
- Steven WExcellent VisitTuesday, 12th November 2019It was wonderful to come into the warmth of this lovely peaceful place I was able to sit quiet in the chapel and think about God and my life the meal was magnificent with first class staff a very... Read full review
Tel: +44 (0)117 926 4740
|Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)|
* Last entry is 3.30pm