John Wesley’s New Room is the oldest Methodist building in the world, located right in the heart of Bristol city centre. Founded in 1739 by John Wesley, the New Room became the cradle of the worldwide Methodist movement.

It is home to the original 18th century Chapel, as well as a Museum of John & Charles Wesley's life and work in Bristol. John Wesley's New Room also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

This is the place that completes the story of Bristol. This is the Room that changed the World.

Opening Times
Monday - Saturday, 10am - 4pm

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Find Us
36 The Horsefair, Bristol

Temporary Closure:

Friday 17 November 2023 from 1pm. Communion will still take place in the chapel at 1pm.

Christmas closure from:

Saturday 23 December 2023
Monday 8 January 2024

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