The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum

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Easter will be on us before we know it, here's a few things to keep you and the family busy in Lichfield & Burntwood.
Here it is again the 6 week summer school break....
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum is commemorating 310 years of Lichfield’s great wordsmith this September with a celebration cake to share with all visitors, hands-on historic printing activities and a programme of activities as part of Lichfield’s city-wide Heritage Festival.
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum is delighted to be launching their new blog today.
Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2018
Lichfield Heritage Weekend 2018
Put a date in the diary for Lichfield Heritage Weekend on 22 and 23 September....
The programme of celebrations to commemorate the 300th Birthday of David Garrick comes to an end this month with a fascinating finale exploring the Lichfield-bred actor’s relationship with Peg Woffington, a Dublin actress who became one of the leading ladies of the 18th century stage.
Check out the many fun events and activities taking place during October Half Term in and around Lichfield.
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum has lots on offer to beat the school holiday boredom this summer with a variety of activities for young visitors....
With the summer holidays slowly approaching, here's a taster of what's on this summer in Lichfield
If you’re looking for a way to entertain the children this summer holiday, why not do something a little bit different?
Half term is only a few weeks away, so take a look at what's going on in Lichfield.
On Saturday 11 March at 7pm the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum will be holding an unforgettable event, ‘Love & Duty: the Lives of Georgian women’.
2017 marks the 300th Birthday of David Garrick, superstar of the Georgian Stage and one of the most famous celebrities of his day
Step in from the cold and step back in time at the Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum during the city’s Christmas Lights event.
Are you as excited about Christmas as we are?...
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum is celebrating the birthday of Lichfield’s most famous son with a free slice of cake for all visitors and activities throughout the day on Saturday 17th September as part of Lichfield’s city-wide Georgian Heritage Weekend.
With the help of our recommended businesses, the summer school holidays will be one they won’t forget.
Everybody is invited to Samuel Johnson’s 306th Birthday party at The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum!
The Big Draw Festival is the world’s biggest drawing festival where thousands of people take part in drawing activities.
Find out more about Dr Samuel Johnson and his interesting life as The Johnson Society’s winter lectures start up again on January 25th....
Happy Birthday Samuel Johnson!
Happy Birthday Samuel Johnson!
The Samuel Johnson Museum in Lichfield is celebrating Samuel Johnson's 305th birthday on September 20th and you are invited.
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace invites families to a garden themed craft workshop.
The Samuel Johnson Birthplace Museum is delighted to be selected as a World Book Night Giver and hosts a special FREE evening event to celebrate.
Dr Samuel Johnson published one of the most influential dictionaries in the history of the English Language
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In February 2017
Erin Cariney said

This is an interesting and fun museum!