Dr Johnson's House

City of London

Location

Dr Johnson's House

Address
17 Gough Square
London
EC4A 3DE
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7353 3745
Email
[email protected]
Public transport:
From Blackfriars follow New Bridge Street and turn left at Ludgate Circus onto Fleet Street, follow signs.

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About

Take a tour of this early 18th-century house, housing a collection of portrait prints of Dr Johnson and his circle of friends.

The house contains its original Virginia pine panelling and staircase and the garret workroom where Johnson compiled his dictionary. The first edition of Dr Johnson's dictionary is also housed here.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket £1.50 per ticket
Family Ticket £10.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket £3.50 per ticket
Adult Ticket £4.50 per ticket

Under 5s go free.

Please note that we cannot take payment by credit or debit card.

National Trust members receive a 50% discount on admission on presentation of their valid membership card.

Opening Times

11:00 - 17:00 (October - April).

11:00 - 17:30 (May - September).

Closed on Sundays and Bank Holidays.