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48 Doughty St., London, England WC1N 2LX, United Kingdom

While living in this historic house, Dickens wrote Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby, his sister-in-law Mary died at 17, and he welcomed two daughters into his family. The Bloomsbury area residence now contains a collection of more than 100,000 pieces of memorabilia related to the author of Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol. Paintings, manuscripts, rare editions, and personal items fill the only remaining Dickens home in London. Private tours of the home are available.

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Charles Dickens Museum

While living in this historic house, Dickens wrote Oliver Twist and Nicholas Nickleby, his sister-in-law Mary died at 17, and he welcomed two daughters into his family. The Bloomsbury area residence now contains a collection of more than 100,000 pieces of memorabilia related to the author of Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol. Paintings, manuscripts, rare editions, and personal items fill the only remaining Dickens home in London. Private tours of the home are available.