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

Wedmesday - Sunday 10 - 5pm Open bank holiday Mondays Closed Christmas day, Boxing day and New Years day

Admission Charges

  • Adult: £9.50 (until 31/03/22) £12.50 (from 01/04/2022)
  • Child: £4.50 (until 31/03/22) £7.50 (from 01/04/2022), under 6 years free
  • Other Charges: concessions £10.50 (until 31/03/22) £10.50 (from 01/04/2022) - carers free - please see website.

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