The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 and 49 Doughty Street

The Charles Dickens Museum, 48 and 49 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX

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.

Opening Arrangements

Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 5pm Open Bank Holiday Mondays. Closed 25th and 26th December. Closed for essential maintenance work 9th – 31st January 2023.

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £12.50
  • Child: £7.50 (6-16)
  • Other Charges: under 6 free

Parking Spaces


Very well served by public transport. Details here: