Wesley's Chapel, House & Museum of Methodism



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Wesley's Chapel has been the Mother Church of World Methodism since its construction in 1778. The crypt houses a museum which traces the development of Methodism from the 18th century to the present day. Wesley's house - built by him in 1779 - was his home when not touring and preaching. Special events are held on May 24th (the anniversary of Wesley's conversion), and November 1st (the anniversary of the Chapel's opening).

Wesley's Chapel, House & Museum of Methodism
49 City Road,LONDON,EC1Y 1AU


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking nearby
  • Facilities: Lift to the crypt of the chapel (museum)
  • Accessible toilets
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Sat, 10-4, Sun 12-2. Closed Thu 12.45-1.30, Xmas-New Year, BHs (last entry 30mins before closing)

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