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Charles Dickens Museum

The London home of famous English novelist Charles Dickens.

48 Doughty Street, London where famous English writer Charles Dickens lived. The house serves as a museum.
Charles Dickens Museum, London

Charles Dickens, who lived from 1812 to 1870, is indisputably the most famous Victorian author.

His writings are powerfully evocative of the Victorian era in which he was writing, making them popular at the time of publication, as well as today.

The writing desk of famous English writer Charles Dickens.
Charles Dickens' Writing Desk

He wrote over fifteen novels and short stories, including A Tale of Two Cities, Oliver Twist, David Copperfield, Nicholas Nickleby, A Christmas Carol, The Pickwick Papers, Little Dorrit and Great Expectations.

Charles Dickens lived in this house from 1837 to 1839; he finished The Pickwick Papers, wrote Oliver Twist, Nicholas Nickleby and started Barnaby Rudge during this time.

Now, the house serves as a museum which includes Dickens’ writing desk.

The blue plaque can be found at the entrance of the museum. 🔵

Visit the Charles Dickens Museum and witness the life of one of the greatest writers of all time.

You can also attend some tours and exhibitions, but as usual, it’s best to check the website for dates and times.

📍48 Doughty Street, Holborn, London, WC1N 2LX

🚆 The nearest station is Russell Square Underground Station.

if you want to find more hidden literary gems in London visit our Writer's Path Map 👈⁠⁠ ⁠

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