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    What you'll do

    Explore the former home of literary giant Charles Dickens, prolific author of Oliver Twist, Great Expectations, Bleak House and more.

    Visit the Charles Dickens Museum with Go City®

    • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – all you've got to do is show your pass.
    • Step inside Dickens’ Victorian family home on Doughty Street, where some of his best-loved novels were written.
    • Browse thousands of Dickens-related items, from early manuscripts to personal keepsakes.
    • You’ll also enjoy access to seasonal exhibitions and events as part of your admission.

    Discover the most comprehensive collection of Dickens-related materials on the planet.

    Boasting a collection of over 100,000 items, including furniture, artworks, photographs, letters, early editions and other personal effects, this museum is a must-visit for fans of Dickens’ work.

    Explore rooms dressed with authentic Victorian tableware, portraits, ornaments and paintings, and take a peek inside the family bedchambers and servants’ quarters. 

    Visit Dickens’ study, where novels including Nicholas Nickleby and The Pickwick Papers were written by candlelight and see his famous red reading desk – designed by the great man himself – from where he performed sections of his novels to rapt audiences around the world.

    Other not-to-be-missed treasures on display at the museum include Dickens’ wife Catherine’s engagement ring, handwritten drafts of the novels written at the house, and many sketches and portraits of the author.

    Charles Dickens Museum highlights

    The study - visit the very room where literary classics including Oliver Twist and The Pickwick Papers were written

    Reading desk - Dickens’ iconic red desk was used as a podium for his performative readings all over the world

    Café and shop - there’s a lovely little garden café for cakes and refreshments and of course a curiosity shop packed with Dickens novels and other souvenirs

    Experience Charles Dickens Museum and many other attractions with the All Inclusive Pass.

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    Know before you go

    Getting in: simply present your pass at the entrance.

    Please note: walk-in admission will be subject to availability and you may be asked to wait for the next available time slot.

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    Ask our help team if you have any questions.

    For more information visit the Charles Dickens Museum website.

    Where you'll be

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    48 Doughty Street, London, GB

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    Operating hours

    Wednesday – Sunday: 10AM - 5PM
    Last admission is at 4PM

    Closings & holidays

    Mondays and Tuesdays

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    Free cancellation

    Plans can change, we get it. All non-activated passes are eligible for a refund within 90 days from your purchase date.

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