The Charles Dickens Museum on Doughty Street in London is at the former home of the renowned novelist, holding an important collection of material relating to the him. This Georgian terraced house is where Dickens wrote some of his celebrated novels including Oliver Twist. The Museum displays rare books, paintings, photographs, furniture and memorabilia throwing light on the life and work of the author.
48 Doughty St, WC1N 2LX
Nearest Transit: Russell Square (Lines: Piccadilly)
+44 20 7405 21
Charles Dickens Museum and Nearby Attractions on Map
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