The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 & 49 Doughty Street
The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 & 49 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX View on map
Grade I listed building in Bloomsbury dating from c1807-9. Charles Dickens lived at the 48 Doughty Street address from 1837 until 1839 and wrote Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby whilst living there. The museum is Charles Dickens's only surviving London house. Manuscripts, rare editions, personal items, paintings and other visual sources as well as a research library are among the Museum’s holdings.
Tuesday - Sunday: 10am- 5pm Open Bank Holiday Mondays. Closed Christmas Day, New Years Day and up to 5 days for maintenance (please check in advance)
- Open on Heritage Open Day
- Adult: £9.00
- Child: £4.00
- Other Charges: £6.00 concessions
East Bloomsbury; the Museum is on an accessible road with meter parking. Rail: Kings Cross/St Pancras (less than 1 mile), Farringdon (approx. 1 mile), Euston (1 mile). By bus: Routes 7, 17, 19, 38, 45, 46, 55, 243 Tube: Russell Square (Piccadilly Line), Chancery Lane or Holborn (Central Line) or Kings Cross St Pancras.
On street meter parking
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: Yes
- Assistance dogs: Yes