*** Due to the ongoing coronavirus situation, and the updated advice which has been issued by the government and NHS, the staff of the New Room have taken the decision to close the whole site effective from Wednesday 18th March. Read their full statement here ***
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.
|Open (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)|
* Last entry is 3.30pm
The above times should be used as an indicator during the recovery phase from the global pandemic.
Please double-check details by visiting the website via the link above before you visit
- 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
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Certificate of Excellence 2019
- Very Good89
- james0412Passing bySaturday, 1st February 2020A delightful visit and a wonderful read of JW journey .. I was hoping the song Amazing Grace be played throughout the museum may be appropriate . This song is famously attributed to his name . Read full review
- stevel269Bristol, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyA site of huge historical interest still relevant todaySunday, 1st March 2020The meeting room is as John Wesley would have seen it, and his rooms above have been tastefully and well updated. You are still able to see the window through which John Wesley would have viewed his... Read full review
- KnmarshHuntsville, AlabamaTrip Type:BusinessMethodist HistoryThursday, 5th March 2020I was in Bristol for work and pleasantly surprised to find this site wasn’t far from my hotel. As a member of the United Methodist Church in the States I had to visit. The chance to stand in the... Read full review