Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

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.

Samuel Johnson Museum
The Samuel Johnson Museum