Back In Time Days

Travel to a different time with our summer holiday activities in the Museum!

Bristol Makes It! August 4-5 and 18-19
Celebrating things created here in Bristol through the ages. Children can weave a mini wall hanging, make a boat and explore graffiti art through stencilling.
Will you be able to find the secret graffiti in our museum?

Make Your Mark! August 11-12 and 25-26
Focusing on the printing industry, we’ll be creating our own prints – from letter press stamping, to adding patterns to mini clay plates, and seeking out stories in the museum to create our own newspaper headlines!

Choose as many days as you like, with just the one off cost of your Museum ticket. Each day you’ll have time to explore and even dress up in Georgian costume!

Perfect for 4-11 year olds
10am – 1pm, booking required
Please email
 to book

Free with your Museum Ticket (allows free entry for a year)
Museum entry costs £10 for 1 adult and up to 3 children, £15 for 2 adults and up to three children

PLEASE NOTE – all children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities will be taking place in well ventilated rooms and families will be given their own spaces to complete activities.



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John Wesley's New Room

John Wesley’s New Room is a heritage site in the heart of Bristol. It houses a museum, library, café, events and hire space. It is home to the original 18th century chapel that started the Methodist movement.

It also houses an award-winning Café and a vast reference Library. John Wesley’s New Room hosts a range of art, music and family events and is also available to hire.

Explore the Museum of John & Charles Wesley’s life and work in Bristol.

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.

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

It is a place where everyone is welcome to explore, step back, take time, reconnect and recharge.

Learn more