Design a Miniature Room

Fantastic for Families! Drop-in anytime between 11am – 3pm for some free family fun.

Got an artistic flair? Try out your budding interior design skills and help create a miniature shoebox house!

Help design, build and add furniture to our miniature shoebox house. They’ll be rooms for music lovers, calm spaces and places for interaction – everything you find at The New Room, but in miniature!  Family friendly, Ages 5+

Friday, Saturday and Sunday 13-15 September, 11am – 3pm in the Museum.

“I liked it because it was really fun looking at how creative people could be.” Emilia, aged 8

“It is a great place!” Laya, aged 8

Explore the Museum

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.

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