The Museum of the Order of St John tells a unique and fascinating story — the story of the Order of St John — from its origins in eleventh century Jerusalem, through to its role today with St John Ambulance and the St John Eye Hospital in Jerusalem.Put St John's Gate into our London tour itinerary planning website to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in London.
This story highlights how, from founding a hospital to care for sick pilgrims in eleventh century Jerusalem, St John has maintained its caring role to the present day, working on numerous humanitarian projects worldwide.
The Museum occupies two sites in Clerkenwell: St John’s Gate, which dates from 1504; and the Priory Church of St John with its surviving Twelfth Century Crypt.
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St John's Gate Reviews
An old gate that used to be the main entrance way to the Order of St John. I saw this gate as part of the guided tour of Museum of St John and we were told that very little of the stone facing is orig... more »
Hermoso lugar, más que nada por fuera. La entrada al museo en gratuita, hay un tour que está disponible ciertos días (ver en su web) que lamentablemente no pude hacer, pero lo haré en mi próximo viaje... more »Beautiful place, mostly on the outside. Admission to the museum for free, there is a tour that is available certain days (see on its website) that unfortunately I could not do, but I will do it on my next trip to London. Admission is free and very small. In half an hour it will be covered. He's got a little shop, too. The staff was very friendly and helpful.
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