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Visiting the Museum galleries and shop

The Museum galleries are through the shop on the ground floor of St John’s Gate. The galleries and shop are open Wednesday – Saturday, 9:30am – 5pm. 

Entry is free and pre-booking is not required.

Visits to the Museum galleries and shop are free of charge to all. Donations are welcomed. 

Visiting the historic rooms, church and crypt 

The church and crypt and the historic rooms upstairs at St John’s Gate can only be visited on guided tours. For information about guided tours, please visit our guided tours page. 

Visiting the Cloister Garden

Our Cloister Garden is an oasis for people and nature, a spot to meet friends, eat lunch or enjoy a quiet time. The Garden is open Monday – Saturday 9:30am to dusk, except when a private event is taking place. Visits to the Cloister Garden are free of charge to all. Donations are welcomed. 

Getting here

The Museum of the Order of St JohnMap showing the Museum of the Order of St John on the south side of St John's Square and the Priory Church and Galleries on the north side.

St John’s Gate, St John’s Lane
London, EC1M 4DA 

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Train and Underground

The nearest station is Farringdon, which is 5 minutes’ walk from the Museum. It is served by Thameslink trains, the Elizabeth Line and the London Underground (Metropolitan, Circle and  Hammersmith & City lines).



Clerkenwell Road (55, 243), St John’s Street (153) and Farringdon Road (40, 63, 341). 



Pay and display parking spaces are available in St John’s Square. 

(Parking restrictions and charges apply Monday to Friday, 9am to 6.30pm, Saturday 9am to 1.30pm, 2 hours maximum stay). There are also several NCP car parks within walking distance. Please see the NCP website for details. 


Further information 

You can use TfL’s Journey Planner to help plan your journey to the Museum. 


The Museum of the Order of St John would like to thank all those who have supported and continue to support its work. In particular, the Museum would like to thank the following for their generosity: