London’s Charles Dickens House
NOTE: The museum is closed for refurbishment from 10th April until December 2012
It is the best of times at the Charles Dickens Museum in London.
The museum at 48 Doughty Street, London, first opened in 1925, is a memorial to a man who committed himself to not only his literature, but also charity. Dickens was much loved in London for his benevolence.
Some of the greatest treasures in the museum include permanent exhibits about Dickens’ life, including portraits of children, photos of the Dickens family and the Coalbeater’s Arm, the original sign mentioned by Dickens in his
The room that was the parlor of Dickens’ home is now a museum store, filled with Dickens memorabilia, books and gifts with a Victorian era theme.