This is a Grade I* Listed Building of immense historic importance. It houses a museum dedicated to the memory of Samuel Johnson. There is a second-hand bookshop on the ground floor. The building is held under a registered Charitable Trust of which the City Council is the sole trustee.
The museum holds a variety of events throughout the year, including city-wide celebrations for Johnson’s Birthday every September. The Birthplace houses five floors of exhibits including period room settings, interactive displays and activities for children. The collection includes a library of works by, and about, Johnson and his age, available for use by researchers.
Click here to visit the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum website.
The Samuel Johnson Museum