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Dr Johnson's House, London

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  • If you don't like the houses ... not to be missed. Very nice. Strange and colorful environments. A House to see. 6 pounds per person quiet a visit that deserves
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  • An excellent insight into life in 18th century London. We learnt about house security and how a house was run. Dr Johnson is a fascinating person who is rather attractive being pro-female by 18th cent...  more »
  • Serendipity was a word coined in 1754 by Horace Walpole and may therefore have made it into Dr Johnson's dictionary of 1755. Serendipity is defined as the occurrence and development of events by chanc...  more »
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  • Samuel Johnson wrote the first great English dictionary and he is famous for the sentence “when you are tired of London, you are tired of life”. In the little square close to the house, there’s a monument of his cat Hodge. Here, I had the nice sensation that the time stopped long ago. The house hasn’t a wheelchair access.
  • Large four story town house with interesting architecture and history. Located in a small square just off Fleet Street. Would recommend a visit to find out more about Johnson.
  • Well worth a visit - old London as it used to be. What a fascinating area. Also visited St Brides in Fleet Street which is also worth a visit.
  • 5 star if you are a Dictionary nerd. I was. See definition of draught.
  • An oasis of old London tucked away in the middle of the corporate centre of the modern city. The house is a testament to a sometimes little known but important figure in British history. Come and read the room details in each room to celebrate the best of what our country can be: fair, intelligent and humorous.

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