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Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, Lichfield
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  • We were welcomed by the friendly lady on reception who informed us about the house. I came away knowing much more about Johnson and with respect for his outstanding talent. The video presentation is j...  more »
  • On the advice of the sisters drove to Linfield! Never heard of Samuel Johnson! Interesting Museum! On the ground floor have bought a book on the history of England! The Museum is free!
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  • An interesting museum and bookshop dedicated to Samuel Johnson. The short film of his life was worth watching and as it was a Saturday there were children's craft workshops. There was also dancers of ...  more »
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  • More fantastic history in Lichfield. See the birthplace of the 1st dictionary's author. See how he lived as a child, his subsequent history and be transported back to the past. A treasure hunt for kids too!
  • 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.
  • Great library of books And local history
  • Wonderful. A must visit for bibliophiles and lovers of the English language.
  • Interesting and free