The Museum of the Order of St John, London

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The Museum of the Order of St John in Clerkenwell, London, tells the story of the Venerable Order of Saint John from its roots as a pan-European Order of Hospitaller Knights founded in Jerusalem during the Crusades, to its present commitment to providing first aid and care in the community through the St John Ambulance Brigade and running an Ophthalmic Hospital in Jerusalem. The museum is a member of the London Museums of Health & Medicine.
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  • This is a quirky little museum, off the beaten track but one I was keen to visit. I became aware of the Order of St. John during a visit to Rhodes, Greece. Rhodes was once an important fortification.....  more »
  • This may well not be the first time someone has used the phrase 'hidden gem' on Tripadvisor but it really sums up this lovely little museum on the edge of the City. My visit was on a day when things....  more »
  • 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 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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