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Museum, free entry

John Bunyan Museum

John Bunyan Museum


Bunyan Meeting Free Church,
Mill Street,
MK40 3EU


Museum housing the personal effects of John Bunyan (1628-1688) and copies of Bunyan's works including The Pilgrim's Progress in 200 languages, together with items relating to over 350 years of church history. The church contains bronze entrance doors and stained-glass windows depicting scenes from The Pilgrim's Progress. Visitors can now walk through the life and time of the famous 17thC preacher, pastor and author.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsWelcome HostAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessGuided tours for individualsGuided tours for groupsSmoking not allowedWedding receptionsFacilities for hearing impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Groups/school parties (10 or more) welcome throughout the year by prior arrangement.

Opening details

Last entry 3.45pm


Free entry


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Map reference: TL 051498  Lat: 52.13650 Long: -0.46578

By Road:
From the M1: A421 to Bedford town centre follow signs for museums.

By Public Transport:
From Bedford, Midland Road station it is 15 minutes' walk to John Bunyan Museum and Bunyan Meeting Free Church.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Bedford station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Guided tours for individualsGuided tours for individuals
  • Guided tours for groupsGuided tours for groups
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Wedding receptionsWedding receptions
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impairedFacilities for visually impaired

Groups/school parties (10 or more) welcome throughout the year by prior arrangement.