Dr Johnsons House Museums
17 Gough Square, Blackfriars
Dr Johnson's House is one of the few residential houses of its age still surviving in the City of London Built in 1700, it was a home and workplace for Samuel Johnson from 1748-1759, and it was here that he compiled the first comprehensive English Dictionary.
Now restored to its original condition, the house contains panelled rooms, a pine staircase, and a collection of period furniture, prints and portraits. Situated to the north of Fleet Street, the house is found among a maze of courtyards and passages that are a reminder of historic London.
Dr Johnson's House is open to the public throughout the year, from Monday to Saturday. The opening hours are 11am - 5.30pm, May to September, and
11am - 5pm , October to April. The house is closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Address17 Gough Square, Blackfriars, London, Greater London, EC4A 3DE
Opening times11am - 5.30pm
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