...Bringing Christian Hope and Wholeness to Children and Young People since 1834

Muller's Story

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.

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Thought for September

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say “No” to ungodliness and worldly passions, and to live self-controlled, upright and god

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The George Müller Museum

We're excited to announce that we'll be reopening to visitors on Wednesday 2nd September

  • Visitors will need to book a free time slot (of up to 90 minutes) in advance
  • Currently, we can only welcome visitors from one household or support bubble at a time
  • You can book by phone or email any time from today. Call 0117 9245001 or email admin@mullers.org
  • The new Museum opening hours will be Wednesday 10.00–16.00, Thursday 10.00 – 12.00 and Friday: 10.00 – 16.00
  • The entire Museum is open and there will be a Museum Guide to welcome you and answer questions. We have removed a small number of items for your health and safety, e.g. our orphan uniforms
  • All visitors must wear a face covering unless exempt. WE DO NOT PROVIDE FACE COVERINGS so you will need bring your own
  • Books will be on sale – we can only accept contactless card payments

The Museum is taking a phased approach to reopening so that we can be sure that visitors will have a safe and enjoyable time. We’re keeping safety measures under review and adjusting as we learn how they work in practice and as government guidance evolves. We hope to be able to increase our opening hours and to welcome more than one household at once very soon. We look forward to welcoming you! 

Our free, interactive museum is open to the public from Wednesday 2nd September.

Our opening hours in September will be:

Wed: 10.00 – 16.00

Thurs: 10.00 – 12.00

Fri: 10.00 – 16.00

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: admin@mullers.org.

We also welcome school groups - providing interactive, educational workshops for all key stages, covering elements of the RE and History curricula. All our workshops are free of charge. Please get in touch to find out more: liz.ogborne@mullers.org

Our address is: 45-47 Loft House, College Road, Bristol BS7 9FG. 

We look forward to welcoming you!

What will you find at The George Müller Museum?

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.

Family History Research

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.