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Tuesday, 07 February 2012 21:01

Charles Dickens MuseumOn exactly Tuesday, February seventh in 2012, the novelist in Victoria period in 19 century, Charles Dickens, was 200 years old. To retrace his life, now presents interesting tour package.

To re-memory this outstanding man of letters, the journey could be started from Charles Dickens Museum which is located on 48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, approximately ten minutes by on foot from Russell Square Station. 

This museum is the Dickens’s residence in London where he wrote “Oliver Twist” as well as a place where his brother-in-law who 17 years old, Mary Hogart, was become Little Nell character in “The Old Curiosity Shop” novel.

The memory of Dickens’s life in the museum could be felt by visitors through a number of memorabilia include manuscripts, paintings, sculptures and also writing table and other furniture which is intentionally arranged as same as when Dickens and the family staying in approximately 1830 and more. 

To try the Dickens’s lifestyle, tourists could layover to Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese, such a bar come from 1667 as the Dickens’s favorite place. From Dickens Museum, let’s walk to Guildford Street and by bus towards to Streatham Hill and step off at Fleet Street. Then walk to the west direction and approximately four minutes to the bar which is located on 145 Fleet Street in Office Court. 

In this place, just order a pie and a glass of Samuel Smith bitter ale. Dine and drink on the wood table, the habits done by Dickens and his close friends such as William Makepeace Thackeray, a novelist as well as Thomas Carlyle, an essay writer to kill the time.


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