Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Discover the life and times of Samuel Johnson, author of A Dictonary of the English Language, spread across five floors of displays throughout a beautiful historic townhouse, including period rooms and an introductory film.

Follow his story from his Midlands childhood to London celebrity through a collection of paintings, prints, fine and decorative art and furniture. Interactive displays and activities for families are also available.

Venue details

Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum Breadmarket Street, Lichfield Staffordshire WS13 6LG 01543 264792

Entry details

Free entry to all
Free exhibitions to all

1 Apr – 30 Sep
Mon – Sun, 10.30am – 4.30pm

1 Oct – 31 Mar
Mon – Sun, 11am – 3.30 pm
Closed 25 – 26 Dec, 1 Jan

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20% off shop purchases