Your visit

Your visit

After the completion of the Great Expectations refurbishment project the Museum is now open.

The Museum is open Monday to Sunday from 10am until 5pm.

Last admission is at 4pm.

We hold pre-booked Costumed Tours on the third Saturday of the month, for this reason the Museum will open for general admission at 1:00pm on these days.

We will be closing at 4pm on Friday 31st October, last admission will be at 3pm.

For a full list of planned closures please click here.

Due to security restrictions we are not able to allow large bags or suitcases to be held at the Museum during your visit.  The maximum size of luggage that we permit into the Museum is regulation international cabin baggage: 56cm L x 45cm W x 25cm D

PLEASE NOTE:  All visits by groups of 10 people or more must be booked in advance via our group booking system here.


 Admission Prices

Adult:  £8.00

Concession:  £6.00

Child 6-16 years:  £4.00

Children under 6 years:  Free


We admit Art Fund Members for free. For more information about the Art Fund please visit:

Charles Dickens Museum
48 Doughty Street,
London, WC1N 2LX

Transport details
By bus: 7, 17, 19, 38, 45, 46, 55, 243
Underground: Russell Square (Piccadilly Line), Chancery Lane or Holborn (Central Line) or Kings Cross St Pancras

Contact details
Telephone: 020 7405 2127

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