London Pass BlogBack to Blog
London attractions: Discover the tales behind the Charles Dickens museum
Published: Friday 17th of May 2013
Posted by Georgina Black
If you are keen to add a little rhyme and reason to your trip to Britain then be sure to stop by the Charles Dickens museum, which is undoubtedly one of the most lyrical London attractions.
The museum is actually the former home of the novelist, who lived there between 1837 and 1839.
It is rumoured that he wrote two of his most famous tales, Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby, while he resided there.
The museum contains an array of manuscripts, paintings, a research library, rare editions, and personal items which belonged to the author.
Dickens is something of a classic in English culture and this attraction stands as a true beacon of British heritage.
The museum is also partnering with the Wilderness festival and from August 8th - 11th, some of the most inspiring visionaries in theatre, music, outdoor pursuits and food will gather at Cornbury Park to celebrate the occasion.
Save time and money sightseeing in London with free entry to top attractions in London.
Follow The London Pass blog to learn about the latest news with attractions, sights and sightseeing events in the city. As well as useful tips, hints and advice for visitors to the city and how to make the most of your sightseeing time in London. We hope you enjoy…
Monday 24th of September 2012 Cucumba, the 'urban pitstop', offers plenty of beauty treatments designed to get you back on your feet after a tiring day of sightseeing.
Saturday 22nd of September 2012 People looking for things to take home from London should visit Crest of London.
Friday 21st of September 2012 The Foundling Hospital is holding an exhibition to mark the 200th birthday of Charles Dickens, one of its most famous patrons.
Thursday 20th of September 2012 Learn how design affects the world around us at the Design Museum for things to do in London.
Wednesday 19th of September 2012 Ludwig Guttman's inspiring legacy is laid out for all to see at the Jewish Museum.
Tuesday 18th of September 2012 Princess Diana had a massive influence on fashion in the eighties and nineties, and a new exhibition at Kensington Palace reflects this.
Monday 17th of September 2012 People looking for things to do in London could opt for a trip to the Fan Museum, the only museum in the world predominantly dedicated to fans.
Sunday 16th of September 2012 The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising hosts an intriguing collection.
Saturday 15th of September 2012 People looking for things to do in London should pay a visit to the brilliant Courtauld Gallery and explore its exhibitions and collections.
Friday 14th of September 2012 People looking for things to do in London should pay a visit to the London Transport Museum, which is hosting a great art exhibition.
Thursday 13th of September 2012 Foyles Bookshop is the perfect place for literature lovers to spend a few hours.