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
- Certificate of Excellence 2018
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Very Good81
- Dave250570East Sussex, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyJohn Wesley's Chapel and Restaurant Broadmead BristolSaturday, 5th January 2019The chapel is much the same as it was in the 18th century but the addition of the restaurant has added to its 'reasons for visiting'. The cafe - situated in what was originally a 'yard' adjacent... Read full review
- yummy88877Bristol, United KingdomTrip Type:Friends getawayAtmosphericWednesday, 30th January 2019Very interesting historical building rather hidden away in city centre. Peaceful,place to rest after shopping and remember or learn about history. Coffee on sale, helpful volunteers Read full review
- cltc43Bristol, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesExcellent cafeTuesday, 12th February 2019This is purely a review of the cafe, as it does not appear to be found anywhere else on Trip Advisor. It has only been open for a few years but has actually got better during that time. Service is... Read full review
Tel: +44 (0)117 926 4740
|Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)|
* Last entry is 3.30pm