The Charles Dickens Museum

Take a step back in time and discover Charles Dickens’ former home in London.


The Charles Dickens Museum hosts the world’s biggest collection relating to Dickens, including letters, pictures, first editions, furniture, memorabilia and lovingly restored rooms.

The famous novelist lived here from 1837 to 1839, and it was in this house at 48 Doughty Street that he wrote his masterpiece Oliver Twist, achieving international recognition as one of Britain’s best storytellers. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of Dicken’s family home and don’t miss the regular temporary exhibitions.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket Up to £4.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket £6.00 per ticket
Adult Ticket £9.00 per ticket

Children under 6 years enter free.

Opening Times

Tuesday - Sunday 10:00-17:00

. Last admission at 16:00.

Closed on Mondays except Bank Holidays

All visits by groups of 10 people or more must be booked in advance.

Venue Details & Map

The Charles Dickens Museum

48 Doughty Street
+44 (0)20 7405 2127
Public transport:
Turn right out of the station and then follow the signs.

Facilities & Accessibility

Access Inside Building Facilities
Steps within building
Catering Facilities

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