The Museum of the Order of St John, London

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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.

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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  • Museum is not very large. Tour guide took the group through some of the rooms upstairs which had plaques, period furniture and other exhibits. The first floor has a gallery of artifacts and paintings ...  more »
  • A group of us had booked a private tour, this was on the history & connection with the Royal Family, the guide did not go into many details of the rooms because that is a different tour. The guide was...  more »
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  • We visited to donate some of my late Aunt's memorabilia to the museum. Abigail looked after us well and we were able to tour the wonderful building and view the museum collection. A precious jewel hidden in central London
  • Amazing museum with the history of the order of St John. With a vast collection of items from the different eras and location that they were and also explains the role in the present. Better to go to the tours.in the museum as they have access to other rooms usually closed to the public. Free but some donations are asked ( which I gave with pleasure) A hidden gem bear Farringdon and barbican
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