Dr Johnson's house

Nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys in the historic City of London...

Dr Johnson's House is a charming 300-year-old townhouse. Samuel Johnson, the writer and wit, lived and worked here in the middle of the eighteenth century, compiling his great Dictionary of the English Language in the Garret.

Date of building: circa 1690s

Phone:   020 7353 3745
Website: http://www.drjohnsonshouse.org

Opening Hours

Monday - Saturday, 11am - 5pm (5:30 in summertime) 

Entry Fee

National Trust members receive a 50% discount

Adult:  £6.00

Concessions: £5.00

Child: £2.50 (age 5 - 17) Under 5s free

Family: £12.50 (two adults and accompanying children)
National Trust members: 50% discount

Access Information

There is regrettably no wheelchair access to Dr Johnson's House. A DVD is available to borrow. Please contact us for more information.