For admission charges and opening times, please see our Visitor Information page.

Address for visiting:
Charles Dickens Birthplace
393 Old Commercial Road


General Enquiries

During normal opening hours: 023 9282 1879
At other times: 023 9282 6722 (Visitor Information Centre and museum switchboard)

General enquiries about visiting, including group and school visits, education, hiring the site, and commercial enquiries, publicity and museum collections - mvs@portsmouthcc.gov.uk or 023 9283 4737 / 023 9283 4744. If enquiring at weekends or when the museum's group department is unavailable, please contact either Charles Dickens' Birthplace Museum or Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services directly.

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.