George Müller cared for 10,000 orphaned children in Bristol during the Victorian era. He was a man of great faith, never making appeals for money, but simply praying to God for all that was needed. During his lifetime he received £1,500,000 in money and gifts in kind. At present day prices, this would be over £100m.
“He raises up the poor from the dust; he lifts the needy from the ash heap, to make them sit with princes and inherit a seat of honour. For the pillars of the earth are the Lord’s, and
Come and discover the extraordinary story of George Müller and his 10,000 orphans! We have earned our Visit Britain ‘Good to Go’ badge, demonstrating that we adhere to public health guidance and are providing a safe experience for our visitors.
At the moment, the following guidance applies:
All visits must be booked in advance: call us on 0117 9245001 or email email@example.com.
All visits must comply with the ‘Rule of Six’ and the ‘Two Households’ guidelines: we can accept groups of up to six people or two households.
Opening hours: Tues - Fri, 10am - 4pm.
Book a 60 or 90 minute session: no pressure to stay for the whole session.
All visitors must wear a face covering unless exempt: latest guidance is here.
To comply with government guidance on Test and Trace: all members of the visiting party (aged over 16) will need to register with the NHS Test and Trace app on their smartphone, or provide a phone number/email to comply with government guidance.
If you/anyone in your party feel unwell on the day of your visit, or have had any coronavirus symptoms in the previous 10 days, please cancel your visit – we’ll be happy to rebook you for a future date.
If you, or anyone in your party, will have been abroad in the 10 days before your visit, please ensure you comply with the current guidelines here.
Books will be on sale - card payments only.
We are currently unable to host school visits at the museum but are taking bookings for school and home school online lessons. For more details visit our School Visits page here.
We will continue to monitor government guidance and post updates about the museum here.
We look forward to seeing you soon!
In 2019 we relocated to one of the stunning, original Orphan Homes which George Müller built in Bristol during the Victorian era.
We welcome visitors from all over the world. Come and explore the amazing story of how George Müller housed and educated over 10,000 orphans through prayer, faith and the generosity of thousands. Find out about a typical day in the life of an orphan, what school was like and where they moved onto after leaving the homes. We have original artefacts including Müller’s desk and Bible (complete with his own notes).
Please book in advance by calling 0117 924 5001 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are currently unable to welcome school groups at the museum. However, we are offering FREE online sessions to primary and secondary schools. Our sessions are interactive and educational, covering elements of the History and RE curricula. Please get in touch to find out more: email@example.com.
Our address is: 45-47 Loft House, College Road, Bristol BS7 9FG.
We look forward to welcoming you!
The George Müller Museum celebrates the incredible story of how George Müller cared for and educated over 10,000 orphans in Victorian Bristol. Our new museum features multi-media and interactive exhibits, original artefacts and replicas of some of our incredible archive of orphan records.
Come and find out about what life was like for the orphans throughout the Victorian era, the war years and beyond. You can also watch a video about how the legacy of George Müller continues today.
Our orphan record archive provides a wealth of information for those researching family history. If you would like to find out more, please contact us.