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Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

Breadmarket Street, LICHFIELD, Staffordshire, WS13 6LG

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Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

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This biographical museum and bookshop is located in the center of the city of Lichfield. 

The museum opened in 1901 and is dedicated to the life and works of the author and lexicographer Samuel Johnson who wrote the first authoritative Dictionary of the English Language.



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    A 7 minute walk from Lichfield City station

    Tel: 01543 264972

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    Opening Times

    1 Mar 2021 - 31 Oct 2021
    Monday - Sunday10:30 - 16:30
    1 Nov 2021 - 28 Feb 2022
    Monday - Sunday11:00 - 15:30

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