Dr Johnson’s House

17 Gough Square
London, EC4A 3DE
+44 20 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 and open to the public Mon – Sat. Samuel Johnson, the writer and wit, lived and worked here in the middle of the eighteenth century, compiling his monumental Dictionary of the English Language in the Garret.

Courtesy of Dr Johnson’s House Trust