Access Statement for your visit

Due to the number of narrow steps within the building it is not accessible to people with walking difficulties and wheelchair users.

Download our full Access Statement for Charles Dickens Birthplace here.

A DVD guide to the Birthplace is available to view at the City Museum and Records Office, which is completely accessible. It can also be purchased in the shop at the Birthplace and the City Museum & Records Office. Click here for more information.


Old Commercial Road is now a precinct with limited access for vehicles. Coaches however, can gain access via Nelson Road and Victoria Street to allow access for passengers. Car and mini-bus parking opposite the Inscape building. Toilets are available.


Staff Trained to Help Steps within the buildingWorking Dogs Welcome