Planning your visit to the Museum of the Order of St John
Monday - Saturday, 10am - 5pm
The Priory Church and Crypt will be closed on 4th and 5th November whilst the museum itself will also be shut entirely on 5th November for an Order Investiture.
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday, 11am and 2.30pm
- Tours last about 80 minutes.
- Public tours are for a maximum of 15 visitors at a time.
- Places are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.
- To bring a party of more than 10 people please email us on email@example.com to arrange for a private tour with a dedicated guide.
- For guided tours we suggest a donation of £5 (£4 concessions).
- Please note that on occasions not all the rooms may be available to see on the public tour.
- The tour involves many steps and a spiral staircase. It is important that you read the ‘Access’ information below and inform the Museum in advance, if you have any access needs.
Visits to the Museum of the Order of St John are free of charge. For guided tours we suggest a donation of £5 (£4 concessions).
Farringdon (Tube and Thameslink trains) is the nearest station, 5 minutes walk from the Museum (Underground map grid reference C6).
Pay and display parking spaces are available in St John's Square.
(Parking restrictions and charges apply Mon — Fri 9.00am — 6.30pm, Sat 9.00am — 1.30pm, 2 hours maximum stay). There are also several NCP car parks within walking distance. Please see the NCP website for details.
Farringdon Road (63), Clerkenwell Road (55, 243)
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The Museum of the Order of St John
St John’s Gate
St John’s Lane
Telephone: 020 7324 4005
Whilst every effort has been made to ensure that the Museum buildings are as accessible as possible, due to limitations resulting from their Grade 1 Listed status, some parts of the building are not accessible for physically disabled visitors.
The main Museum galleries are fully accessible for disabled visitors and are on one level. However, the historic rooms on the upper floors are not accessible in a wheelchair.
For access to the Church, wheelchair users are asked to call in advance of their visit so that we can ensure that a member of staff is available to facilitate access to all areas of the Church site except for the Crypt.
The main Museum includes a virtual tour on film, which shows all the upper floor areas of the Museum that are seen on public tours.
Large print guides for each gallery are available.
The Museum is equipped with a First Aid room, which may be used as a changing room for babies.
You can find more detailed information on our Access page.