Visitor Information for Charles Dickens’ Birthplace Museum
The Museum's address is:
Charles Dickens Birthplace
393 Old Commercial Road
2017 Opening Hours
Open Friday 31st March - Sunday 1st October 2017
The museum is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday only, 10am - 5.30pm.
Last entry 30 minutes before closing time.
Christmas Opening - 9th & 10th December, 10am - 5pm
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2017 Admission prices
Senior Citizen: £3.70
Unaccompanied Child (U18): £3.20
Child (U18): Free when accompanied by a paying adult
Portsmouth residents free of charge (proof of residence required).
If you live in postcode areas PO1 to PO6, please bring proof of address such as a driving licence, utilities bill etc.
If you live in PO7 and are a Portsmouth resident, please bring a copy of your current Council Tax Bill.
We do not have an online ticketing system at present but we do accept all major payment cards, cash or cheques at the museum. Advance booking is not required, just buy your tickets on the day. For a complete listing of admission charges for all our museums and group prices click here
The museum has a well-stocked shop selling a wide and varied range of souvenirs, gifts, china and books, including all major works by Charles Dickens and biographies of this famous author
A man who could build a church, as one may say, by squinting at a sheet of paper.