Müllers exists to strengthen the Church to meet the needs of the vulnerable

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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School Visits


Please note we can accommodate one class at a time but could stagger different classes from the same school across a morning, afternoon or day.  For more info, please contact museum@mullers.org.

We are also continuing to offer our popular online lessons for schools and groups via video conferencing software. Sessions are interactive, last about an hour and include a presentation of the story of George Müller and his 10,000 orphans, a taste of orphan life using fascinating historical photos and some activities. We’ve had some great feedback:

We’ve had some great feedback:

“It was perfect! The children were really hooked in…making lots of links to their History, RE and Geography learning.”

“Children were engaged throughout the whole lesson. It was pitched brilliantly, and the questions involved them in the session.”

“It was much better than "excellent"! We really loved it and have recommended it to our colleagues already.”

Please get in touch to find out more or book an online session: museum@mullers.org

What to Expect

We welcome pupils from all Key Stages and Post-16 for our free, interactive online sessions. Sessions cover elements of the RE and History curricula. They enrich pupils’ learning around the story of Müller and his 10,000 orphans, providing an insight into what life was like for poor children in Victorian Bristol.

  • workshops last around 75 minutes
  • a visual presentation of the life of George Müller and his work caring for and educating 10,000 orphans in Victorian Bristol including a look at some of our amazing archive of photos of the orphans’ lives
  • opportunity to handle some original artefacts in our free Loan Box
  • worksheets for follow-up work
  • copies of original orphan records containing birth and death certificates and correspondence relating to each child’s admission to the Orphan Homes
  • Key Stage 2 pupils will receive a copy of our booklet ‘George Müller and His 10,000 Children’
  • we are happy to tailor workshops to the needs/interests of the class.
  • we can host multiple classes at a time due to the wonders of video conferencing software
  • a chance for students/participants to ask questions verbally or via the chat function

To arrange an online session please email: admin@mullers.org or give us a call on 0117 924 5001.

School Outreach Visits

We hope to be able to offer in-school visits as soon as possible. In these sessions we can bring the story of George Müller to your school, either in a classroom setting, or as an assembly. We would need facilities for a visual presentation, and we have some photographs and artefacts that we can bring to illustrate the story, including original orphan uniforms. Please contact us as above.

Teaching Resources

We have a range of teaching resources and lesson ideas available which are free of charge and can be downloaded from our website. 

Additional Resources

We are more than happy to supply additional resources (where available) for you to use in your school. Please contact us with any specific requests that you have.