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Christmas at the Charles Dickens Museum -1st December 2015 to 6th January 2016

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If you are looking to enjoy a true Dickensian Christmas , there is only one place to go in London.

Following in the footsteps of the great man himself in the London townhouse in which Dickens wrote some of his classic novels, the townhouse is now the Charles Dickens Museum which will be dressed for a celebration of a Victorian Christmas; the historic rooms in which Dickens lived and worked while he was making his name, will be filled with all the decorations, fragrances and sounds of a 19th-century London Christmas.

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Dicken’s ever popular novel Christmas Carol will be celebrated by new exhibition and host of Christmas events.

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Other highlights include brilliantly atmospheric candlelit evening openings; late-night openings and tours of the House; special performances and readings of A Christmas Carol by acclaimed Dickens performers; a Christmas walk through the streets of London; and a beautifully lively and festive day of celebration and anticipation on perhaps the most exciting day of the year, Christmas Eve.

Charles Dickens Museum - interior and exterior photography

Dickens moved into 48 Doughty Street, he was a little known writer, still using his pen-name, Boz. By the time he left, he was an international superstar, having finished The Pickwick Papers and written both Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby at the house. The rooms are still filled with the furniture Dickens bought for the house – most of the fireplaces, doors, locks, window shutters and fittings are his. The Museum holds the world’s most comprehensive collection of Dickens-related objects. As visitors make their way through the house, they will spend time at the desk where he wrote Great Expectations; see the raised reading desk he designed and from which he made countless public readings; original manuscripts of his great works; letters, personal items and photographs

Visitor Information

Christmas at the Charles Dickens Museum and A Christmas Carol Reimagined exhibition

Dates: 1 December 2015 – 6 January 2016

Opening hours: Seven days a week, 10am-5pm (last admission 4pm). Closed on Christmas Day & Boxing Day.

Admission prices: Adults £8; Concessions £6; Children (6-16) £4; Under 6 free.

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

The Christmas events at the Museum are very popular, with many selling out quickly, so  book early to avoid disappointment.

If you would like further information or book tickets, visit the Dickens Museum website here

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