Samuel Johnson Birthplace and Museum

Samuel Johnson Birthplace and Museum

Located in the charming cathedral city of Lichfield, the Samuel Johnson Birthplace and Museum is dedicated to celebrating the life of one of Britain's literary icons. 

Explore the birthplace and learn about the man who wrote the first Dictionary of the English Language.

Johnson spent the first 27 years of his life at this townhouse in Lichfield, uncover how he went on the become one of the most famous Britons.

There are no toilet or catering facilities on-site, but the museum is located in the centre of the city and easily accessible. 

Visitor information

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Breadmarket Street
WS13 6LG

Contact details

Tel: 01543 264972