Gain some insight into one of English literature’s greatest minds
Presented in his former home, the Charles Dickens Museum contains personal effects and original manuscripts. Dickens lived here while he wrote one of his most famous works–Oliver Twist–and the museum offers a glimpse into what the man himself–and his life–was like. Considering that this was the man who shaped much of Victorian English literature, the museum is definitely worth a visit for anyone interested in the written word.
Learn about the man and the era
The setup of the museum provides clues to both what Dickens and his family were like, and also what the Victorian era was like for the average professional. To enhance this, the museum regularly holds a variety of event aimed at further illuminating specific subjects of interest, so it’s worth checking out the website before you plan your visit to see what’s on when you’re in town.