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Dickens House Musuem

2 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1QS, England
+44 1843 861232
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Worthy of a visit

Worth a visit & was only £3.50pp. Not a massive amount there but quite a few interesting artefacts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nigel G
Very interesting guide

The entrance fee was very cheap so we didn't expect much, but had a most interesting guide who... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
charltonchick
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“small museum” (6 reviews)
“great man” (3 reviews)
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2 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1QS, England
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+44 1843 861232
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a visit & was only £3.50pp. Not a massive amount there but quite a few interesting artefacts & letters. The woman who gives you a bit of history was excellent...

Thank Nigel G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The entrance fee was very cheap so we didn't expect much, but had a most interesting guide who showed us everything in the main room and talked with obvious knowledge of Dickens and the time he spent there. What was quite funny was that the...More

Thank charltonchick
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A small museum, but crammed full of Dickens memorabilia. A must if you are a fan of Dickens work, still worthwhile if you are only interested in History. £3.75 per adult and if you time it right you can have a guided talk in the...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

Had my photo taken outside this place. On a different device so cant upload. Went with a group of people on a mystery trip weekend this is where we stopped on the way back.

Thank Shirley R
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

This house has a connection to Dickens via his son, who visited a Miss Mary Pearson Strong, and who was the inspiration for the character, Betsey Trotwood in David Copperfield. The house has been sensitively preserved and you get a sense of how people from...More

Thank Sarah C
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Very enthusiastic gentleman told us all of items of particular interest., and unusual facts - e.g. Charles bravery at a train crash. Photos can be taken. Good insight into his early life. Upstairs eclectic mix of Victorian memorabilia. Better value for money than bleak house.

Thank Gill S
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

Whilst Dickens did not live in this house it does not detract from all of the fascinating history here, There are a number of very rare artefacts steeped in history. This along with the extremely knowledgeable curator makes for an extremely interesting visit,

Thank John P
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Reviewed 29 August 2017

I love popping into the museum to buy (very affordably) his books. At £1.99 each, it's a great way to discover the works of this giant of British 19th literature. Having been schooled in France, I was fortunate to read Dickens' contemporaries from the other...More

Thank Vincent R
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Reviewed 19 August 2017

This museum is based in a house formerly owned by a lady on whom Dickens based one of his characters so the connection is rather tenuous. Some interesting artefacts and details of Dickens life elsewhere, but not worth a special visit to Broadstairs, but if...More

Thank pat b
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

Charles Dickens did not actually live in this house. It is where the lady on whom he based the character of Betsey Trotwood lived. It has been refurbished to reflect the style of the day and has much Dickens memorabilia in it. Pleasant little house...More

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bandywhite
24 May 2015|
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Response from katherine w | Property representative |
Good Morning Dickens house Museum admissions prices are: Adult £3.75 Child (under 16 years old) £2.10 Family (2 adults and upt to 4 children) £10
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bandywhite
24 May 2015|
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Response from katherine w | Property representative |
Good morning The museum Admission prices are: Adult £3.75 Child under 16 years £2.10 Family (2 adults & 4 children) £10.00 Gift shop (free entry) All information for your visit can be found on our website We look... More
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