Dr Johnson's House

Dr Johnson's House, 17 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE 020 7353 3745

Dr Johnson’s House is a charming 300-year-old townhouse, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys in the historic City of London.  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.


Today, the House is open to the public with a collection relating to Johnson, a research library, restored interiors and a wealth of original features. Often described by visitors as a hidden gem, 17 Gough Square is a tranquil spot in the midst of the bustling City.

The House is open Monday-Saturday from 11am-5pm and offers curator’s tours to groups who book in advance.



Phone Number 020 7353 3745
Building Number / Name Dr Johnson\'s House
Street 17 Gough Square
City London
Region England - Greater London
Post Code EC4A 3DE
distance: Unknown
Address Dr Johnson's House, 17 Gough Square, London, EC4A 3DE
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