Museum Tour

This volunteer-led tour provides a wonderful introduction to our museum collection and gives an insight into the fascinating stories behind the oldest Methodist building in the world. Step into the Preachers’ Rooms above our historic Chapel to see John Wesley’s bedroom and study, discover the earliest membership books, and try on costumes from our dressing up cupboard.

Wednesday 17 August 2022, 11.30am
Tickets: £7 Adult; £6 Concessions; £4 Child
(50% discount for National Art Pass holders)

Tickets available online or at the Welcome Desk at John Wesley’s New Room.

Tours start from the New Room atrium on the ground floor and are charged at normal museum entry rates. All tours are wheelchair accessible and suitable for visitors of all ages.

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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.

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