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Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, Lichfield
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Go back in time see how he lived in the very house where he was born and became Englands greatest man of Letters. There is an introductory film that explains his life.
This museum was eady to find and well worth a visit. We learnt much about Smuel Johnson and we found the video in a first floor room a helpful introduction.The room where his father worked is kept as ... read more »
From the first greeting from enthusiastic staff to end of our visit we were captivated - lots of detail about the early life of the great Dr Johnson and plenty to keep us interested. Lots of stairs so... read more »
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Free access, multi floor building, once home to the author of the dictionary. Scenes recreate what living was like in the house at the time of Johnson. DVD narrates history. Many books available to browse and kids can dress up on the top floor. Excerts from the dictionary and Johnson's quotes adorn the wall. Staff are friendly and helpful. It's very easy to be lost in educational thought in this fine place, whilst meeting Johnson and his friends; zero pence, well spent.
Wonderful. A must visit for bibliophiles and lovers of the English language.
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