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
- BELMONTIpswichIpswich, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesA very Interesting VisitSunday, 14th April 2019We came across the John Wesley's Chapel purely by chance as we were looking round the Bristol shopping Centre. The Chapel is interesting & was featured in the courtroom scene in the TV's Poldark... Read full review
- KnowleWestBristol, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyMorning coffeeTuesday, 16th April 2019An interesting little cafe with a small but well cooked range of cakes in pleasant surroundings showing off the history of the area. Very different from the chain coffee shops ! Read full review
- Suzie JLancashire, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesA lovely, simple little chapel.Tuesday, 16th April 2019This is such a simple little chapel, without all the grandeur of some churches. It was really interesting to read about the lives and work of the Wesley brothers. Quite a humbling experience. Read full review
Tel: +44 (0)117 926 4740
|Open (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)|
* Last entry is 3.30pm