John Wesley’s New Room: summer museum trail and activity days

This summer, pick up a passport and complete a fun trail around the museum at John Wesley’s New Room, answering questions that link to places around the world.

Get your passport stamped when you’ve found all the answers!

Monday – Saturday
10am – 4pm
Throughout the school summer holidays.

Suitable for ages 5-11.
Free with normal museum admission.

Around the world activity days

On Tuesdays, you are invited to take a break from the busy streets of Bristol and take your kids on a fun journey around the world at John Wesley’s New Room!

Tuesdays (11am- 3pm) – August 2, 9, 16 and 23
Suitable for ages 5-11.
Just turn up, no need to book in advance.
Entrance with a family ticket. If already have a family ticket, £3 for materials.

Around the World Activities:

George’s Suitcase August 2 & 9
Have a look at George Whitefield’s suitcase and find out what he took on his travels to America.
What would you take in your case? Make your own suitcase and design small items out of plasticine or paper to put in it.

Flag Making August 2 & 9
Did you know that flags became particularly popular at the end of 18th century?
Have a look in our activity room and discover the different flags from around the world!
What would yours look like? Design your own flag to take home!

Message in a Bottle August 16 & 23
When John and Charles Wesley crossed the Atlantic Ocean their ship got into a storm.
Write a message with pen and ink to put in the bottle and give to someone. What would John Wesley write?

Postcard from the New Room August 16 & 23
John Wesley sent a lot of letters when he lived at the New Room!
Make a collage postcard with cut-out images and send it to your friends.

Colouring and Crafts for Younger Children

Click HERE to book general admission tickets.