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Address: 2 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs CT10 1QS, England
Phone Number: 01843 861232
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Interesting tour!

Lovely house with some original pieces and Victoriana. I joined a group tour (of children who had come all the way from France!) The gift shop was also very nice. In short, if... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
TuuliaD
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Dublin, Ireland
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Dublin, Ireland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Lovely house with some original pieces and Victoriana. I joined a group tour (of children who had come all the way from France!) The gift shop was also very nice. In short, if you're a Dickens fan and you're in the area, do go!

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This museum has been here for many years and luckly has changed. I think it is still run by the same family for the past 30-40 years. Quaint and you really get a feel for Dickens history. Superb

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Brasilia, DF
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79 reviews 79 reviews
22 attraction reviews
161 helpful votes 161 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If you are a fan , you have the moral obligation to visit the Dickens house if you are passing through broadstairs . Certainly worth it!

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Bridport, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We popped into here on the last day of our holiday - I found it interesting - but my 12 year old, who had studied Charles Dickens at school, was completely freaked out by it and found it very un-nerving.

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Romford, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
16 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I wanted to see this because years ago when I was about 10 my mother used to clean here and I remember going along and trying to play the piano. Sadly I did not remember as much as I thought I would but it was still interesting and volunteers on hand willing to share their knowledge with you which was... More 

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Helsinki
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130 reviews 130 reviews
69 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Visiting Broadstairs there is no reason why not to visit the famous authors home museum. Interesting and specially for book lovers. We had chidlren with and they liked it too. History is always interesting. The museum also has a small museum shop. Nice and easy access in the centre.

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

It was what I expected and more. Fantastic setting where Bleak House was written and it's easy to see why. Good value to while away a couple of hours. Although some of the statues are less than realistic, the atmosphere is great and feels true to the setting. Recommended.

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The museum is housed in the cottage that was the inspiration for the home of the character Betsy Trotwood. The four rooms contain a lot of dickens memorabilia and items belonging to Dickens including a number of original letters and first editions. A very knowledgeable and enthusiastic guide showed us around, explained the various exhibits and gave a great deal... More 

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Essex UK
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187 reviews 187 reviews
88 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Oh dear, this is just another Victorian house with a connection, but dusty, hot, an with exhibits whose description and labels had wandered, and some had fallen over. The old boy on the desk was amiable and willing, but really not up to it. Embarrassing, too, as there were overseas visitors there, and I heard a booking from a group... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I have spent many days down at Broadstairs during Dickens Festival week and I was spoilt for choice about things to see. This annual festival was the 77th event. I stumbled across it by chance last year and will be going every year now! The week opened on the 14th June with a Parade down the high st of characters... More 

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