All Ages Indoor Museum Free

John Bunyan Museum

John Bunyan Museum, Mill St, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK40 3EU
01234 270303
Average time spent - 1 hours
Featured image for John Bunyan Museum

Things to do at John Bunyan Museum review

The John Bunyan Museum is located in the heart of Bedford in Bedfordshire. It is a museum that is dedicated to the life, times and works of John Bunyan. He lived from 1628 to 1688 and he was a renowned author, pastor and preacher.

Visitors to the museum can take a walk through the life and times of Bunyan. He rose from humble origins and he became one of the world’s most widely read Christian writers with ‘The Pilgrim’s Progress’ being his most famous work. He lived most of his life in and around Bedford.

The museum showcases some of the objects owned and used by Bunyan. The building that houses the museum was built in 1849 and was once an active church. There is a choice of self-guided trails for children to follow on their own around the museum or with help from an adult. These encourage observation and questioning.

Covid 19 – Please check the website or social media of an attraction before visiting. Many places may be open differently and some remain closed. Reviews do not mention all of these changes or possible price changes. Most places still require you to pre-book online in advance.

FAQ and Further Information John Bunyan Museum

Is there food and drink available?

There is a coffee shop that is closed on Sundays and Mondays.

What are the main things to do?

Museum dedicated to the life of John Bunyan with a choice of trails for children. There are toilets and a coffee shop.

What are the ticket prices?

*FREE
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *FREE – The museum is free to visit

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby, charges may apply.

When are they open?

The John Bunyan Museum is open Saturdays only in November, January, and early February, then they are open Tuesday to Saturday for the rest of the year. For up to date opening times please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

No information has been provided.

Are they accessible?

*This post contains affiliate links


Join in the conversation of find a great day out near you, join us on Facebook and Instagram 

Top attractions in Bedfordshire

  • Gravity Active Entertainment Luton
    All Ages Indoor Indoor Fun Indoor Play Centres

    Gravity Active Entertainment Luton

    Gravity Active Entertainment Luton, Bridge St, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU1 2NB

  • Woburn Safari Park
    All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Animals Outdoor Fun Indoor Fun

    Woburn Safari Park

    Woburn Safari Park, Crawley Road, Woburn, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK17 9QN

  • Kids World Bedford
    Toddlers Primary Indoor Indoor Play Centres Indoor Fun

    Kids World Bedford

    Kid's World Bedford, 9 Kingsway, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 9BJ

  • Oasis Beach Pool
    All Ages Indoor Indoor Fun Swimming

    Oasis Beach Pool

    Oasis Beach Pool, Cardington Rd, Bedford, Bedfordshire, MK42 0BZ

  • Ascott House National Trust
    All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Great Outdoors

    Ascott House National Trust

    Ascott House, Well Ln, Wing, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 0PR

  • Shuttleworth The Shuttleworth Collection
    All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Museum Outdoor Fun

    Shuttleworth The Shuttleworth Collection

    The Shuttleworth Collection, Old Warden Aerodrome, Hill Ln, Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, SG18 9EP