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Visiting notices

Christmas and New Year

The Museum will be closed from 1-5pm on Thursday 16th December.

The Museum will then be closed from Sunday 19th December 2021 to Wednesday 5th January 2022, re-opening on Thursday 6th January.

Visiting the Museum galleries 


The Museum of the Order of St John is on the ground floor of St John’s Gate and is open Thursday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm. 

Entry is free and pre-booking is not required. At busy times we may ask you to start your visit in the Priory Gallery and Cloister Garden so that we can maintain social distancing in the galleries.

You may like to check if there is a guided tour happening at the time when you intend to visit, as this will allow you to see spaces that you can’t otherwise access.

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


Guided tours of 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. 


Getting here 

The Museum of the Order of St John
St John’s Gate, St John’s Lane
London, EC1M 4DA 




Farringdon (Tube and Thameslink trains) is the nearest station, 5 minutes’ walk from the Museum (Underground map grid reference C6). 



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



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: