What's On at Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum


Wednesday 7th February 2017

Special opening to celebrate Charles Dickens' birthday. Charles Dickens' was born on this day 206 years ago. Come and celebrate the life of the esteemed author and revisit the home where he was born. Traditional placing of the wreath will take place at Dickens' Birthplace by the Lord Mayor from 10.30am.

Open 10am - 5pm




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Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

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Dickens Quote:

Although a skillful flatterer is a most delightful companion if you have him all to yourself, his taste becomes very doubtful when he takes to complimenting other people.