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9. Dickens's House Museum, Broadstairs

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Dickens's House Museum, Broadstairs

Once the home of Miss Mary Pearson Strong, on whom Charles Dickens based much of the character of Miss Betsey Trotwood in his novel David Copperfield, this building has been adapted as a museum to commemorate the novelist's association with the town of Broadstairs.
 
The parlour is refurbished as described by Dickens and illustrated by H. K. Browne. Some of the author's own letters and memorabilia are on display. Around the house there are fascinating old prints of local and Dickensian interest as well as costumes and Victoriana.
 
Dicken's House Museum Address:
Dicken's House Museum
2 Victoria Parade
Broadstairs
Kent
CT10 1QS
England, UK

Dicken's House Museum Opening Times:
2nd April to 31st May, 2.00 to 5.00 pm, Monday to Sunday
1st June to 30th September, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm, Monday to Sunday
Good Friday to Easter Monday, 10.00 am to 5.00 pm 

Dicken's House Museum Admission:
Adult £3.25
Child £1.90
Students £1.80
Family £9.00 

+44 (0) 1843 861232

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