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.


Parking

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.

Facilities

Staff Trained to Help Steps within the buildingWorking Dogs Welcome


Dickens Quote:

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.