Charles Dickens Museum

Charles Dickens Museum
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Charles Dickens Museum address and telephone

Charles Dickens Museum is located at: 48 Doughty Street,
London WC1N 2LX
You can contact Charles Dickens Museum on Work +44 (0) 207 405 2127
The Charles Dickens Museum website can be visited at

Charles Dickens Museum opening times and ticket price

Opening hours:
Charles Dickens Museum is open to the public from: 10 AM to 5 PM (Tue-Sun); Closed (Mon); Last entry 1 hour before closing
Time required:
A typical visit to Charles Dickens Museum lasts 1-1½ hours (approx)
Ticket cost:
The entry price for Charles Dickens Museum is: Adult price £9.00; Child cost £4.00 (6-16); Infants free entry (under-6)
Visiting hours and admission charges are subject to change, and may not apply on public holidays. Always reconfirm entrance fees and whether it’s open to visitors before booking tickets and making plans to visit Charles Dickens Museum

How to get to Charles Dickens Museum

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Charles Dickens lived at 15 different addresses during his lifetime, all of which have now been demolished – except one. The four-storey house that stands in Doughty Street was his home between March 1837 and October 1839.

The museum has been lovingly restored to resemble how it would have looked in the Victorian era, and contains fine 19th-century paintings, various pieces of Charles Dickens memorabilia, and a few of his original manuscripts.

The focal point of the museum is the study, where he completed his first three novels: The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby.

There is also a Regency-style drawing room, and washroom slop house and cellar. The basement kitchen has been renovated to resemble the Dingley Dell kitchen of Pickwick Papers.


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