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For any further information, to make a booking or if you have any comments please contact us using the following details. 

Write to: Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum, Breadmarket Street, Lichfield, Staffordshire, WS13 6LG

Telephone: 01543 264972


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Please Note: Our email address is checked from Monday to Friday, so for any urgent weekend enquiries, please call the museum on the number bellow. All other enquiries will be answered during the week as soon as possible.

Telephone: 01543 264972 

Opening Hours

The Museum and Bookshop is open every day (except Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day) and admission is Free.

1 March - 31 October 10.30am-4.30pm

1 November - 28 February 11.00am-3.30pm

Access to some rooms may occasionally vary due to events at the Museum, if you are making a special journey to the house then please contact us to find out about any changes that might affect your visit. Any planned closures will appear on this page.

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