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Dickens House Museum

  • 2 Victoria Parade Map It
  • Broadstairs

Updated 05/27/2014

Fodor's Review

This house was originally the home of Mary Pearson Strong, on whom Dickens based the character of Betsey Trotwood, David Copperfield's aunt. Dickens lived here from 1837 to 1839 while writing The Pickwick Papers and Oliver Twist. Some rooms have been decorated to look as they would have in Dickens's day, and there's a reconstruction of Miss Trotwood's room as described by Dickens.

Sight Information


2 Victoria Parade, Broadstairs, CT10 1QS, England

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Sight Details:

  • £4
  • Apr.–May, daily 2–5; June–Oct., daily 10–5

Updated 05/27/2014


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