Charles Dickens Birthplace Museum, Portsmouth

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  • Some quirky facts as well as finding out what various stories were based on. The people in the shop were lovely and if you lived in Portsmouth and had proof of address you get on free. The photos show...  more »
  • Came in a group and were greeted in a friendly informative manner. The Georgian house is on 4 floors with all the rooms dressed in the period and information on each room available. Lots of seating an...  more »
  • The house of the famous writer is an interesting museum where you can find several things belonged to Dickens (also the sofa where he died) and related to the historical background. You can buy books ...  more »
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  • If you love Sickens it's fascinating, if you don't it won't be your favorite place
  • Visited as part of Portsmouth Festivities. A little gem of a street that takes a little faith to find in amongst very modern housing.
  • Historical house which gives you a insight to Dickens early years.
  • Wonderful little museum, very affordably priced
  • Lovely little museum, enjoyed my visit

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